Mehlman Vogel Castagnetti is repping Sandy Hook Promise, the non-profit group formed in the aftermath of December’s Newtown, Conn., massacre to promote "common sense solutions" to gun violence.

Sandy Hook PromiseTwenty children and six adults died in the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

MVC is dealing with federal firearms policy issues for the organization that wants to stimulate an "open dialog around the areas of gun responsibility, mental health and school safety."

The firm has an 11-member team, including Bruce Mehlman, Alex Vogel and David Castagnetti working the SHP outreach effort.

Newtown-based SHP however believes legislation alone is not enough to make communities safer.

It has launched the SHP Innovative Initiative to promote technologies to enhance gun safety (electronic firing pins, biometrics and enhanced software systems), improve emergency response procedures and track mental health applications via big data analytics.