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Updated Mar. '16
Top PR Firms in the Southeastern United States

The firms ranked below have satisfied the O'Dwyer ranking rules – supporting fee and employee totals with income tax and W-3 forms and providing a current account list. O'Dwyer's rankings should be regarded as an expression of our judgment of a firm's standing within the industry, and are not warranted to comply with any specific objective standards.


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  Firm 2015
Net Fees
1.  French | West | Vaughan, Raleigh, NC $21,166,208 96
2.  Jackson Spalding, Atlanta, GA 18,172,771 122
3.  G&S Business Communications, Raleigh, NC 14,146,603 67
4.  Zimmerman Agency, Tallahassee, FL 13,300,000 48
5.  Max Borges Agency, Miami, FL 11,842,641 65
6.  Finn Partners, Nashville, TN 11,087,000 74
7.  ReviveHealth, Nashville, TN 10,000,500 45
8.  PadillaCRT, Richmond, VA 9,359,523 50
9.  Dodge Communications, Alpharetta, GA 7,736,000 50
10.  rbb Communications, Miami, FL 7,605,889 45
11.  Jarrard Phillips Cate & Hancock, Brentwood, TN 7,421,545 26
12.  Taylor, Charlotte, NC 7,420,000 32
13.  McNeely Pigott & Fox Public Relations, Nashville, TN 6,806,534 59
14.  Moore Communications Group, Tallahassee, FL 5,782,153 34
15.  Sachs Media Group, Tallahassee, FL 5,468,382 28
16.  Trevelino/Keller, Atlanta, GA 2,876,746 20
17.  Wilbert Group, The, Atlanta, GA 2,470,664 10
18.  BoardroomPR, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 2,300,000 16
19.  Lovell Communications, Nashville, TN 2,261,093 13
20.  APCO Worldwide, Raleigh, NC 2,070,600 8
21.  Hodges Partnership, The, Richmond, VA 1,994,343 14
22.  Quinn, Miami, FL 1,587,082 9
23.  IMRE, LLC, Raleigh, NC 1,400,000 4
24.  Butin Integrated Communications, St. Simons Island, GA 1,314,646 7
25.  Rock Orange, Miami, FL 1,059,917 26
26.  TransMedia Group, Boca Raton, FL 1,007,231 6
27.  Finn Partners, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 876,000 9
28.  Hemsworth Communications, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 669,108 7
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