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

O'Dwyer's May '16 PR Firm Rankings MagazineThe 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
2.  Jackson Spalding, Atlanta, GA $18,172,771 122
3.  Edelman, Atlanta, GA 18,138,796 117
1.  French | West | Vaughan, Raleigh, NC 21,166,208 96
7.  Finn Partners, Nashville, TN 11,087,000 74
4.  G&S Business Communications, Raleigh, NC 14,146,603 67
6.  Max Borges Agency, Miami, FL 11,842,641 65
14.  McNeely Pigott & Fox Public Relations, Nashville, TN 6,806,534 59
10.  Dodge Communications, Alpharetta, GA 7,736,000 50
9.  PadillaCRT, Richmond, VA 9,359,523 50
5.  Zimmerman Agency, Tallahassee, FL 13,300,000 48
8.  ReviveHealth, Nashville, TN 10,000,500 45
11.  rbb Public Relations, Miami, FL 7,605,889 45
15.  Moore Communications Group, Tallahassee, FL 5,782,153 34
13.  Taylor, Charlotte, NC 7,420,000 32
16.  Sachs Media Group, Tallahassee, FL 5,468,382 28
12.  Jarrard Phillips Cate & Hancock, Brentwood, TN 7,421,545 26
17.  Trevelino/Keller, Atlanta, GA 2,876,746 20
19.  BoardroomPR, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 2,300,000 16
23.  Hodges Partnership, The, Richmond, VA 1,994,343 14
20.  Lovell Communications, Nashville, TN 2,261,093 13
18.  Wilbert Group, The, Atlanta, GA 2,470,664 10
28.  Finn Partners, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 876,000 9
24.  Quinn, Miami, FL 1,587,082 9
22.  APCO Worldwide, Raleigh, NC 2,070,600 8
21.  Edelman, Orlando, FL 2,167,308 8
26.  Butin Integrated Communications, St. Simons Island, GA 1,314,646 7
29.  Hemsworth Communications, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 669,108 7
27.  TransMedia Group, Boca Raton, FL 1,007,231 6
25.  IMRE, LLC, Raleigh, NC 1,400,000 4
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