Levick, the Washington public affairs shop, has acquired the firm of Lanny Davis and Michael Steele.
Purple Nation Solutions is the home of the former high-profile defender of president Bill Clinton and ex-Republican National chairman/Maryland lieutenant governor.
It is positioned as a hybrid law, media, and legislative outfit, offering bi-partisan and one-stop-shopping services to clients.
Eleanor McManus, former senior producer for Larry King when he worked for CNN, joins Davis and Steele.
She’s responsible for day-to-day management duties.