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Updated Mar. '15
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 2014
Net Fees
1.  French | West | Vaughan, Raleigh, NC $18,753,747 87
2.  Edelman, Atlanta, GA 16,299,532 103
3.  Jackson Spalding, Atlanta, GA 16,129,010 115
4.  G&S Business Communications, Raleigh, NC 13,696,974 68
5.  Zimmerman Agency, Tallahassee, FL 12,200,000 46
6.  Max Borges Agency, Miami, FL 10,693,735 55
7.  ReviveHealth, Nashville, TN 8,780,000 46
8.  PadillaCRT, Richmond, VA 8,397,040 48
9.  Taylor, Charlotte, NC 7,265,248 33
10.  Dodge Communications, Alpharetta, GA 6,957,425 53
11.  McNeely Pigott & Fox Public Relations, Nashville, TN 6,764,064 56
12.  rbb Public Relations, Miami, FL 6,401,985 33
13.  DVL, part of Finn Partners, Nashville, TN 6,184,000 53
14.  Jarrard Phillips Cate & Hancock, Brentwood, TN 6,092,616 24
15.  Sachs Media Group, Tallahassee, FL 5,130,720 27
16.  Seigenthaler PR, part of Finn Partners, Nashville, TN 4,292,620 28
17.  Moore Communications Group, Tallahassee, FL 4,109,564 26
18.  Trevelino/Keller, Atlanta, GA 3,178,744 19
19.  BoardroomPR, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 2,300,000 13
20.  Hodges Partnership, The, Richmond, VA 2,033,497 14
21.  Edelman, Orlando, FL 1,965,632 8
22.  Wilbert Group, The, Atlanta, GA 1,560,021 10
23.  Finn Partners, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 944,000 10
24.  APCO Worldwide, Raleigh, NC 943,800 6
25.  Quinn, Miami, FL 783,633 6
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