The Principal of the Law Offices of Joanne E. Mattiace is Joanne E. Mattiace, formerly with Sears, Roebuck and Co., both as a registered lobbyist and regulatory Attorney in Washington, D.C. and as a legal advisor in Chicago, Illinois. Upon leaving Sears in late 1989, Ms. Mattiace co-founded the Washington, DC area law firm of Mattiace, Craib & Carrico, P.C. That law firm was later dissolved and Ms. Mattiace organized her own law firm. Today her law firm represents numerous manufacturers, distributors (including importers), and retailers. The firm also works with various trade associations involved in the consumer products area.