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Updated Mar. '14
Top PR Firms in the Southeastern United States

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  Firm 2013
Net Fees
1.  French | West | Vaughan, Raleigh, NC $18,801,845 89
2.  Edelman, Atlanta, GA 14,376,152 104
3.  Jackson Spalding, Atlanta, GA 13,471,600 93
4.  Gibbs & Soell, Raleigh, NC 12,910,975 62
5.  PadillaCRT, Richmond, VA 12,269,554 48
6.  Zimmerman Agency, Tallahassee, FL 11,000,000 46
7.  Jeffrey Group, Miami, FL 9,201,011 107
8.  Max Borges Agency, Miami, FL 9,116,390 51
9.  Taylor, Charlotte, NC 7,164,248 33
10.  Dodge Communications, Alpharetta, GA 7,006,911 46
11.  rbb Public Relations, Miami, FL 5,810,104 33
12.  McNeely Pigott & Fox Public Relations, Nashville, TN 5,605,768 52
13.  ReviveHealth, Nashville, TN 5,300,000 24
14.  Dye, Van Mol & Lawrence, Nashville, TN 5,267,913 53
15.  Jarrard Phillips Cate & Hancock, Brentwood, TN 5,054,163 22
16.  Moore Communications Group, Tallahassee, FL 4,295,584 23
17.  Sachs Media Group, Tallahassee, FL 4,245,863 22
18.  Trevelino/Keller, Atlanta, GA 2,751,595 17
19.  Boardroom Communications, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 2,300,000 16
20.  Hodges Partnership, The, Richmond, VA 1,969,650 17
21.  Allison+Partners, Atlanta, GA 1,900,000 8
22.  Hope-Beckham, Atlanta, GA 1,656,000 14
23.  Edelman, Orlando, FL 1,416,829 1
24.  TransMedia Group, Boca Raton, FL 1,345,145 12
25.  Finn Partners, Delray Beach, FL 928,000 9
26.  The Buzz Agency, Delray Beach, FL 706,795 4
27.  Leverage PR, Austin, TX 586,076 5

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