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O'Dwyer's Aug. '19 Finacial PR/IR & Prof. Svcs. PR Magazine

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Our annual issue on financial PR and investor relations covers the latest industry trends and includes a special report on PR agencies for professional services firms.

O'Dwyer's magazine, now in its 33rd year, is the #1 publication for PR and marketing communications pros.



Financial PR/IR Firms

BackBay Communications

20 Park Plaza, Suite 801
Boston, MA 02116
617/391-0790
www.backbaycommunications.com

14-16 Great Chapel Street
London, W1F 8FL
T: +44 (0) 203 475 7552

Bill Haynes, President & CEO

BackBay Communications is an integrated public relations and content marketing firm focused on the financial services sector, with special expertise in private equity, asset management and fintech.

BackBay is known for helping companies develop strong brands and drive new business through thought leadership, media relations, research and message development and integrated marketing campaigns. BackBay has very close relationships with the business and trade media. With nearly 20 employees and offices in Boston and London, BackBay serves companies across the United States, Europe and elsewhere, leveraging global partners.

BackBay takes a brand-centric, content-driven approach to developing and executing market positioning and integrated communications programs for financial services firms including marketing strategy, content development, creative design, and multi-channel distribution of company news and perspectives to build brand awareness, credibility and drive new business for our clients.

Our services include strategic public relations, content creation, branding, website development, marketing materials, videos, advertising and social media.

Our industry work and experience includes: Accounting, Advisory, Asset Management, Banks, Financial Technology, Hedge Funds, Impact Investing, Insurance, Legal, Private Equity, Venture Capital and Wealth Management.



Bliss Integrated Communication
Member of The Worldcom Public Relations Group

500 5th Ave., #1640
New York, NY 10110
212/840-1661
Fax: 212/840-1663
www.blissintegrated.com

Elizabeth Sosnow, Meg Wildrick, Managing Partners
Cortney Stapleton, Partner
Michael Roth, Partner, Healthcare
Vicky Aguiar, Alexis Odesser, Greg Hassel, Julia Mellon, Keri Toomey, Reed Handley, Sally Slater, SVPs
Miles Hill, Liz DeForest, VPs

To stay ahead of competitors, financial services companies need an agency partner with expertise, creativity, and agility—as well as a fierce dedication to results and service. Bliss is built to deliver on these needs.

Bliss Integrated Communication’s award-winning financial services practice specializes in breaking down complex ideas and packaging them into integrated communication campaigns. What is especially unique about Bliss is that the firm helps its clients engage with their key audiences directly, as well as with the influencers and trusted partners that impact their businesses.

We work with some of the biggest names in asset management, insurance, wealth management, banking and private equity and have expertise in reaching niche audiences, including regulators, advisors, intermediaries, institutional investors, business owners, consumers, Millennials, women, mass affluent, and high-net-worth investors.



Boardroom Communications Inc.

1776 No. Pine Island Rd., #320
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33322
954/370-8999
donsil@boardroompr.com
www.boardroompr.com

Locations: Miami, Fort Lauderdale, West Palm Beach, Orlando, Tampa and Naples

Julie Talenfeld, President
Don Silver, COO
Todd Templin, Exec. VP
Jennifer Clarin, Michelle Griffith, Laura Burns, Eric Kalis, VPs

Boardroom Communications (BoardroomPR) is a full-service public relations and integrated marketing agency, leveraging the skills of our staff of journalists, PR and marketing professionals and multimedia specialists to provide visibility across numerous platforms. Our creative solutions increase awareness and understanding, establish credibility and ultimately improve business.

BoardroomPR bridges traditional and new media, combining print, television and radio media with excellent digital expertise in website development, social media management and email campaigns. We incorporate research, search engine optimization, pay-per-click and online reputation management  and offer branding capabilities, consisting of logo, graphic design, copywriting and video production.

Representative clients: Associated Builders and Contractors East Florida, Aventura Park Square, Cuesta Construction, City National Bank, Development Specialists, Downtown Dadeland, Easton Group, e-Builder, Edison Insurance Co., Encore Capital Management, Fiske & Co. CPAs, Florida’s Children First, Florida Peninsula Insurance Co., Florida Property and Casualty Assn., Holocaust Documentation and Education Center, ITPalooza, IStar Financial, JAFCO, Keyes Company, Marina Palms Yacht Club & Residences, Merrick Manor, Minto Communities, Oasis Outsourcing, Palm Beach Pops, Plantation Walk, Pulte Group, Saint Thomas Aquinas High School, South Florida Technology Alliance, SRF Ventures, Talenfeld Law, Tropical Financial Credit Union, Ultra Music Festival, Weiss Serota Helfman Cole & Bierman.



The Bradford Group

2115 Yeaman Place, #210
Nashville, TN 37206
615/515.4888
bradfordgroup.com
info@bradfordgroup.com

Jeff Bradford, CEO
Gina Gallup, EVP & COO

Jeff Bradford, CEO of the Bradford Group.Jeff Bradford, CEO of the Bradford Group.

With decades of experience working with both public and private financial services companies, financial services is a foundational industrial specialty of the Bradford Group. The agency currently represents the largest bank headquartered in Tennessee, the largest independent, trust-based wealth management firm in the Southeastern United States, the largest fintech company in Tennessee and other financial institutions. For these and our other clients, we provide a wide range of public relations and marketing services, including content creation, digital marketing, social media and more. We understand what it takes for financial services companies to succeed, understand the motivations of their customers, know how to craft marketing strategies that are effective for this industry and have deep contacts in the national financial press.



Butler Associates, LLC

204 East 23rd Street
New York, NY 10010
212/685-4600
TButler@ButlerAssociates.com
www.ButlerAssociates.com

290 Harbor Dr.
Stamford, CT 06902

Thomas P. Butler, President

Among its diverse clients, New York City based Butler Associates represents the Greater New York Automobile Dealers Association, which owns and produces the world’s largest auto show.Among its diverse clients, New York City based Butler Associates represents the Greater New York Automobile Dealers Association, which owns and produces the world’s largest auto show.

Winner of 2019’s prestigious Best of the Best award from the Public Relations Society of America-N.Y., and a winner of PR News’ Agency Elite Best Public Affairs Campaign. Butler Associates is ranked among top agencies in the New York media market for its financial, professional services, public affairs, environmental, legal and crisis management practices. Butler Associates is a research and communications strategy team with a proven track record of high-impact results.

Butler Associates campaigns range from victorious Fortune 50 shareholder proxy battles, legal, crisis management and public affairs campaigns, to brand building for CEO’s and the companies they lead. The Butler group includes seasoned communications professionals, committed to our clients, and delivering consistent results. Its Litical Solutions digital division delivers quality online engagement.

Clients Include: Alma Realty, American Triple I Partners, Association of BellTel Retirees, Inc., Barasch McGarry P.C., City of Mount Vernon IDA, Core Theatre Company, Davidoff Hutcher Citron LLP, Electronic Systems & Software, Fleet Financial, Greater New York Automobile Dealers Association, Hooks for Heroes, Hunts Point Cooperative Market, LaGuardia Gateway Partners, Mechanical Contractors Assn. of New York, M-Fire Suppression, Inc., New York Affordable Reliable Electricity Alliance, New York City Fire Pension Fund, Patriot Bank, NA, Plaza College, ProtectSeniors.Org, Securitas USA, Sharps Technology, Inc., Siebert Cisneros Shank & Co., L.L.C., Stamford Police Assn., Stamford Professional Fire Fighters Assn. and Steamfitters Local 638, New York, and Zara Realty Holdings Corp.



Buttonwood Communications Group
 
205 E. 42nd St, 17th Floor
New York, NY 10017
646/766-9880
www.buttonwoodpr.com

Justin Meise, President & Founder

Buttonwood Communications Group is a boutique public relations, marketing and strategic communications firm specializing in financial services. Founded in 2015, we have had the privilege to serve a diverse range of financial organizations from niche players to household names.

Buttonwood employs an integrated model emphasizing the development of strategic content to leverage across communications disciplines to maximize impact and value. Our team has built an impressive track record for designing and managing successful programs to promote products and services and transform brands for many B2C and B2B companies from asset management, exchange traded funds and brokerage to investment banking, private equity, hedge funds, specialty financing, mortgage and financial technology.



Dukas Linden Public Relations

100 W. 26th St.
New York, NY 10001
212/704-7385
info@dlpr.com
www.dlpr.com

Richard Dukas, Chairman & CEO
Seth Linden, President.
Zach Leibowitz, Exec. VP

Richard Dukas, Chairman and CEO and Seth Linden, president, Dukas Linden Public Relations.Richard Dukas, Chairman and CEO and Seth Linden, president, Dukas Linden Public Relations.

Dukas Linden Public Relations (DLPR) is a communications partner for leaders in finance, asset management, professional services, fintech and B2B technology. We create compelling narratives that expand our clients’ share of voice, enhance their brand value and—most important—engage key audiences in a global marketplace.

Ranked #7 on O’Dwyer’s list of top financial PR firms, we’re driven by a passion to deliver targeted strategies and creative solutions that provide measurable benefits to clients—and help their businesses grow and succeed. Our full suite of integrated communications services includes: comprehensive messaging and media relations across multiple platforms, content creation, media and presentation coaching, crisis and special situations communications, online reputation management and internal communications.

DLPR’s clients include well-known, large and middle-market companies in key areas of finance, including: institutional investing, mutual funds, ETFs, wealth management, alternatives and private equity, and investment and community banking. DLPR has proven professional services experience within accounting, business consulting, compliance, cybersecurity, economics, risk management, management consulting and law. DLPR also has strong experience in fintech and B2B technology.

DLPR has an exceptionally strong broadcast group that, on average, secures approximately 50 bookings per month, primarily on CNBC, Bloomberg, Fox Business and Yahoo! Finance.

Clients Include: ARK-Invest, Adams Street Partners, BlueMountain Capital, Brandes Investment Partners, Brightstar Capital Partners, Brown Advisory, Crossmark Global Investments, Eaton Partners, EisnerAmper, Global X Management, JMP Group, Muddy Waters, Navigant, Neuberger Berman, Raymond James, Robeco.



Edelman

250 Hudson St., 16th Floor
New York, NY 10013
212/768-0550
Fax: 212/704-0117
www.edelman.com

Edelman is a global communications firm that partners with businesses and organizations to evolve, promote and protect their brands and reputations. Our 6,000 people in more than 60 offices deliver communications strategies that give our clients the confidence to lead and act with certainty, earning the trust of their stakeholders. Since our founding in 1952, we have remained an independent, family-run business. Edelman owns specialty companies Edelman Intelligence (research) and United Entertainment Group (entertainment, sports, lifestyle). For more information please visit: www.edelman.com



Feintuch Communications

245 Park Ave., 39th Fl.
New York, NY 10167
212/808-4900
henry@feintuchpr.com
www.feintuchcommunications.com
www.PRWorldAlliance.com

Henry Feintuch, President
Richard Anderson, Senior Managing Director

Rick Anderson, Senior ManagingDirector and head of financial servicespractice, Feintuch Communications.Rick Anderson, Senior Managing Director and head of financial services
practice, Feintuch Communications.

Feintuch Communications provides integrated financial communications services to public and private companies seeking to raise capital, burnish their image or inform markets.

We have a strong grasp of the interplay between investor communications and financial media relations and counsel our clients on how to integrate key messages for both audiences. Our senior team helps companies to fine-tune their corporate story for the investment community and their market position and differentiation to the business and trade press. 

The firm has a particular expertise in preparing for and counseling companies in crisis situations involving the SEC, DOJ and other types of government investigations. We provide strategic IR services in-house and partner with best-of-breed providers to deliver a full IR platform including corporate positioning, institutional and sell-side targeting, IPO consulting and road shows, conference call preparation, shareholder letters, M&A advice, speaking platforms and more. We also help privately held companies with registered debt to tell their stories to the financial media.

Rick Anderson, financial practice head, is a former chair of PRSA’s financial communications section. The firm’s expertise is supported by the financial services specialists in the PR World Alliance, an international alliance of premier independent PR and IR consultancies.



Financial Profiles, Inc.

11601 Wilshire Blvd., #1920
Los Angeles, CA 90025
310/478-2700
mconlon@finprofiles.com
www.finprofiles.com

875 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 3100
Chicago, IL 60611
312/337-3388

2225 East Bayshore Rd., Suite 106
Palo Alto, CA 94303
650/993-7000

Moira Conlon, President

Financial Profiles is a strategic communications firm that specializes in creating value in terms of valuation, reputation, talent or other measurable results. The firm was founded in 2007 by a group of recognized industry professionals with deep knowledge of investor relations, communications, finance and journalism.

Financial Profiles partners with public and private companies, pre-IPO companies and asset management firms to provide strategic counsel, value-based corporate positioning and messaging, and access to investors, analysts and the press. The firm offers a range of specialized services including fully outsourced and project-based investor relations, IPO preparation, M&A support, corporate positioning and messaging, media training and media relations, and crisis communications support.

In addition to our financial communications expertise, clients often engage us for B2C communications, including brand positioning, research, peer group analysis, media strategy, content creation and marketing, and digital and social media strategy.

The firm has a demonstrated record of success in leveraging best-in-class communications to help companies distinguish themselves, enhance credibility, and build Wall Street and media support that leads to growth and access to capital. Financial Profiles is frequently engaged to execute integrated investor relations and public relations programs.

A research-based, customized and proactive approach is taken with each client engagement, nimbly applying the best talent for each client need from a diverse set of skills and expertise with the goal of achieving measurable ROI.  This has led to long-term client partnerships and repeat client engagements.

Client engagements include Aristotle Capital Management, BlackRock TCP Capital Corp., Byline Bancorp, Columbia Banking System Inc., Cresco Labs, Crop One Holdings, Duluth Holdings, Flexsteel Industries, Green Thumb Industries, Infrastructure and Energy Inc., General Finance Corp., Midland States Bancorp, National Assn. of Corporate Directors, National Assn. of Theater Owners, Oaktree Capital, Pacific Premier Bancorp, PPM America, Sterling Bancorp Inc., STORE Capital, Two Harbors Investment Corp., Victory Capital, Western Asset Mortgage Capital Corp., William Lyon Homes, William O’Neil & Co., among others.



FINN Partners

301 E. 57th Street, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10022
212/715-1600
www.finnpartners.com

Ryan Barr, Practice Leader and Managing Partner (NY)
 
This year, Finn Partners’ Global Financial Services Practice added industry veteran Ryan Barr as the agency’s first global financial services practice leader, building on the recent acquisition of London-based financial services firm, Moorgate Communications. The Finn team advises companies on strategies to navigate today’s highly competitive markets and complex regulatory environments. They also help clients achieve successful business outcomes through purposeful storytelling and integrated communications and identify the most meaningful ways for clients to engage key audiences and inspire action. In today’s ever-changing environment where technological advancements have turned every consumer, partner and employee into real-time brand advocates, Finn’s seasoned experts understand that companies today must engage customers and clients in a way never before imaginable.  Whether broadening brand awareness, building appreciation for clients transforming an industry or driving adoption of new products and services, Finn’s Financial Communications practice combines smart data and analytics with creative programing and flawless tactical execution to deliver on our agency promise—be bold, meaningful and amazing for clients.



FTI Consulting Strategic Communications

88 Pine Street, 32nd Floor
New York, NY 10005
212/850-5600
www.fticommunications.com
 
Mark McCall, Global Segment Leader

As a leading global communications consultancy with more than 30 years of experience advising management teams and boards of directors, FTI Strategic Communications has an extensive track record of helping clients engage with their key stakeholders in order to protect their freedom to operate and advance their business interests.

Our financial communications professionals provide an unparalleled combination of deep sector expertise, local market knowledge, and broad capabilities in M&A communications, restructuring and financial issues, investor relations, corporate governance, proxy fights and shareholder activism, corporate reputation, digital and social media, and employee engagement. We counsel public and private companies on a wide range of scenarios, including transformative and bolt-on acquisitions, friendly and hostile takeovers, initial public offerings, capital raises, and activism defense.  We approach each situation with a focus on foundational message development along with disciplined and nimble scenario-based planning that draws on our prior experience, but is unique to the situation at hand, to anticipate various contingencies and potential outcomes, while ensuring coordinated and consistent communications.

FTI Strategic Communications’ approach to financial communications is grounded in the understanding that every stakeholder — including investors, analysts, regulatory agencies, elected officials, journalists, employees, partners, vendors and NGOs – must be considered. To that end, our integrated suite of services in financial communications, corporate reputation and public affairs in all the major markets around the world provide a holistic solution for clients that is unmatched in the industry.



Gladstone Place Partners

485 Madison Avenue, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10022
212/230-5930
www.gladstoneplace.com

Steven Lipin, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Lauren Odell, Partner and Chief Operating Officer

Gladstone Place Partners’ diverse and experienced team is designed to meet the evolving strategic communications needs of leading companies’ CEOs, boards of directors and heads of communications. We are a highly focused firm with four core practice areas: financial communications, corporate reputation and strategic positioning, issues management and corporate governance communications.

Clear communications and effective engagement with a wide range of constituents are critical to the business success and long-term reputations of our clients. As a new firm with decades of experience of business, our professionals put their collective base of knowledge to work in helping companies and organizations navigate complex and sensitive matters, bringing to bear a relentless focus on sound independent advice and best-in-class execution. We understand the complexity and super-charged nature of today’s communications environment, which is why we have social and digital capabilities embedded in our DNA.

Clients seek out Gladstone Place for counsel on a range of matters, including mergers & acquisitions, shareholder activism, IPOs & spinoffs, crisis situations, strategic positioning issues, and corporate governance communications.
Gladstone Place strives to build long-term, trusted relationships by delivering the highest quality work product, paired with uncompromising ethics, integrity and judgment. We are a highly-focused firm, determined to always be there for our clients’ most critical communications needs. Our work is underpinned by a culture of strong ethics, professional excellence, high integrity, meritocracy and diversity.



Gregory FCA

27 West Athens Avenue
Ardmore, PA 19003
610/228-2095
JoeA@GregoryFCA.com
JoeH@GregoryFCA.com
www.GregoryFCA.com
FinancialServicesMarketing.com

Joe Anthony, President, Financial Services
Joe Hassett, SVP, Investor Relations

Seeking a communications partner that knows the ins and outs of the financial services world? Our team of seasoned financial services public relations and investor relations professionals has served as the agency of record for more than 300 financial industry firms since our founding in 1990. With a strong track record in generating A-list media coverage and executing innovative digital media campaigns, there is a reason why RIAs, asset managers, broker-dealers, mutual funds, banks, insurance carriers, FinTech companies, and other financial firms call on us.

Our professionals understand the street, market expectations, and how to communicate in a highly compelling, compliant manner that generates interest, creates followings, and builds shareholder value. We can identify and tell your story, deliver it to both the buy and sell side, introduce you to investors and institutions as well as the financial media that drives markets.

Media relations, Investor relations, Social media strategy, Blogging and Editorial services. Content marketing. Media training. Issues management/crisis communications. All from a firm that knows the financial industry and the audiences our clients are seeking to reach.

Media training is available on-site or in our Philadelphia studios.



ICR

685 Third Ave., 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10017
646/277-1200
www.icrinc.com
 
Thomas Ryan, CEO (tom.ryan@icrinc.com)
Don Duffy, President (don.duffy@icrinc.com)
Phil Denning, Partner (phil.denning@icrinc.com)
 
Established in 1998, ICR partners with companies to execute strategic communications and advisory programs that achieve business goals, build awareness and credibility, and enhance long-term enterprise value. The firm’s highly-differentiated service model, which pairs capital markets veterans with senior communications professionals, brings deep sector knowledge and relationships to more than 650 clients in approximately 20 industries. ICR’s healthcare practice operates under the Westwicke brand (www.westwicke.com).  Today, ICR is one of the largest and most experienced independent communications and advisory firms in North America, maintaining offices in New York, Norwalk, Boston, Baltimore, San Francisco, San Diego and Beijing.  ICR also advises on capital markets transactions through ICR Capital, LLC.  Learn more at www.icrinc.com. Follow us on Twitter at @ICRPR.



Intermarket Communications
 
425 Madison Avenue, Suite 600
New York, NY 10017
212/888-6115
mosbacher@intermarket.com

Martin Mosbacher, President

Intermarket Communications has long been a leading independent strategic communications consultancy with clients in the global financial services industry. In fact, we’ve been one of O’Dwyer’s top 10 Financial and Investor Relations Consultancies for more than 20 years.  We offer clients a combination of strategic expertise and highly targeted execution designed to generate the media coverage and social media amplification that builds and maintains reputation, and achieves sustained results.

Founded in 1986, Intermarket Communications works with clients throughout the global business community, including investment marketplaces and exchanges, leading buy-side and sell-side institutions, banks, alternative investment providers, financial technology and service providers, as well as government and industry organizations.

Service is the key factor that sets Intermarket apart. At Intermarket, all clients work directly with a team of experienced financial communications professionals who understand your business, help shape your story, and know how to make that story resonate with the audiences you need to reach.

On February 22, 2019, Intermarket announced that it had been acquired by Lansons, a London-based reputation management consultancy.



Joele Frank, Wilkinson Brimmer Katcher

622 Third Avenue, 36th Floor
New York, NY 10017
212/355-4449
www.joelefrank.com
1 Sansome Street, Suite 2800
San Francisco, CA 94104

Joele Frank, Managing Partner
Matthew Sherman, President

Joele Frank provides effective and disciplined communications counsel and support to help our clients take control in advancing their business and strategic objectives.

Our clients range from large, global public corporations to smaller, private enterprises across many industries. Our professionals have been recognized by our peers, the financial community and journalists for their quality work, strategic acumen and creative approach to challenging issues. The firm’s practice areas include investor relations, corporate communications, transaction communications, shareholder activism and corporate governance, crisis communications and special situations, litigation support, restructuring and bankruptcy, and private equity.

Joele Frank consistently ranks among the top PR firms in announced M&A transactions, defense against activist investors, and restructuring.



Peppercomm

470 Park Ave. South, 5th flr. North
New York, NY 10016
212/931-6100
contact@peppercomm.com
www.peppercomm.com

Steve Cody, CEO & Founder
Ann Barlow, Partner & President, West Coast
Jacqueline Kolek, Partner & General Manager, New York Office
Maggie O’Neill, Partner & Chief Client Officer
Tara Lilien, Chief Talent Officer

Peppercomm is an award-winning strategic, integrated communications and marketing agency headquartered in New York City with offices in San Francisco and London. The firm combines 25 award-winning years of expertise serving blue chip and breakout clients with forward-thinking new service offerings and the freshness of a start-up. This unique mix of experience and energy attracts and empowers teams with a creative edge, drive and a passion for promoting, protecting and connecting clients in a fast-changing marketplace.

Corporate purpose has become the buzzword of the year with many brands taking a stand on societal issues to drive marketing programs. Peppercomm’s StandSmart is a purpose stress test that evaluates brands’ business practices to ensure credibility and authenticity to stand behind their corporate purpose. Peppercomm’s Employee Engagement helps Chief Human Resource Officers develop insight-led communications programs to attract and retain talent, ensure employees are informed and engaged, and create workplaces with genuine two-way dialogue.

Visit www.peppercomm.com or find us @Peppercomm.



RF|Binder

950 3rd Ave., Floor 7
New York, NY 10022

Amy Binder, CEO
Joseph Fisher, Vice Chairman
David Schraeder, Executive Managing Director

The RF|Binder Corporate & Financial Services practice has worked with some of the most recognizable brands across retail banking, asset management, brokerage, mutual funds, financial technology, insurance, professional services, and private equity. Our fully integrated communications team works closely with the firm’s digital and analytics practice to develop and execute measurable programs closely tied to business objectives. We help organizations with all layers of their communication programming, from narratives and messaging, media relations, executive positioning, thought leadership, and corporate social impact programming, to implementing B2B/B2C communications initiatives, including social and digital media programming, content campaigns, branding and design, influencer relations, and more. Our team brings a broad understanding of the regulatory and compliance issues that govern communications around financial service companies and products, and take a consultative approach with our clients.



Sard Verbinnen & Co.

630 Third Ave., 9th Floor
New York, NY 10017
212/687-8080
inquiries@sardverb.com
www.sardverb.com

George Sard, Chairman & CEO
Paul Verbinnen, President

Sard Verbinnen & Co (SVC) is a leading strategic corporate and financial communications firm recognized for its work in M&A, corporate positioning and profile raising, shareholder activism, restructurings, corporate governance, public affairs, executive changes, crisis communications, special situations, litigation support, IPOs and cybersecurity.

With more than 200 employees across its eight offices in New York, Chicago, Washington D.C., San Francisco, Los Angeles, London, Houston, and Hong Kong, SVC’s highly experienced senior professionals are uniquely positioned to provide high quality, objective advice and execution support to clients across a broad range of industries.  SVC professionals draw on deep experience in finance, law, media, public affairs, corporate governance, and investor relations.

Founded in 1992, SVC’s services and capabilities include media relations, investor relations, market intelligence, perception studies, brand awareness, creative digital content production, video production, social media and online communications, customer and partner communications, employee communications and issue advocacy. 



Sitrick And Company

800/288-8809
www.sitrick.com
Los Angeles: 310/788-2850
New York: 212/573-6100
San Francisco: 415/369-8470
Denver: 720/904-8560
Washington, D.C.: 443/977-7215
Boston: 617/897-0326

Michael S. Sitrick, Chairman and CEO

Sitrick and Company is not a traditional public relations firm.  Our practice has a specialized focus.  We concentrate in corporate, financial, transactional, litigation and crisis communication.  Although best known for our work in sensitive situations, we have an extensive and successful practice in each of the following areas.

Since our firm’s founding 30 years ago, we have been consistently ranked among the top crisis and strategic communications firms in the nation.  The New York Times called us “The City’s Most Prominent Crisis Management Firm.” Chambers & Partners this year initiated a ranking of litigation support firms.  We were one of four chosen to be in the highest-ranked “Band 1” category.

The majority of the firm’s senior executives are former editors and reporters from news organizations that include the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, Bloomberg, Los Angeles Times, Forbes, CBS News, ABC News and NBC News. We also have former practicing attorneys and business executives.

Matter with which we have been involved include litigation support of all kinds; intellectual property matters, allegations of stock manipulation, wrongful termination, contract disputes, allegations of fraud and fraudulent inducement, wrongful death claims, allegations of illegal drug use, SEC matters, and a variety of other white-collar crimes.  We have also handled criminal and civil cases against companies and their executives for such things as price fixing, insurance fraud, options backdating, antitrust violations, race and sex discrimination, sexual harassment, racism and #MeToo matters.  We have a significant mergers and acquisitions and corporate governance practice and have done extensive work combatting short sellers and dealing with data breaches.  Other issues include sensitive environmental matters, racketeering cases, family disputes, and high-profile divorces.



Stanton

880 Third Ave.
New York, NY 10022
212/366-5300
Fax: 212/366-5301
astanton@stantonprm.com
www.stantonprm.com

520 3rd St.
Oakland, CA 94607
510/635-4150

Alex Stanton, CEO
Tom Faust, Charlyn Lusk, Managing Directors
Liam Collopy, Katrin Lieberwirth, George Sopko, SVPs

Stanton works with a wide variety of firms in financial services and asset management helping raise their profiles, build their reputations, and grow their businesses. Our clients range from funds and brokerage firms to private equity, venture capital and private credit; and from risk management, insurance, and reinsurance to a variety of fintech and tech-enabled financial services companies. Our work has earned us a place on the Observer Power List of financial PR firms two years in a row.

With offices in New York and the San Francisco Bay Area, we are a full-service agency supporting our clients across a variety of communications disciplines including media relations, brand messaging, content development and marketing, executive visibility, thought leadership, digital and traditional marketing, reputation & crisis management, executive counsel, and social media. Our deep understanding of the financial services world and the media covering it allows us to position clients effectively in today’s complex environment. Our senior professionals spend the majority of their time on client work, ask tough questions, challenge assumptions, and suggest bold solutions. Flexibility, collaboration, responsiveness, and bureaucracy-free service are the hallmarks of our client relationships. Clients find a home at our firm because we deliver a unique blend of smart strategy, strong relationships, innovative thinking, and first-class execution that produces business-changing results.



Trevelino/Keller

981 Joseph Lowery Boulevard, Suite 100
Atlanta, GA 30318
404/214-0722 X106 and X105
dtrevelino@trevelinokeller.com
gkeller@trevelinokeller.com
www.trevelinokeller.com
www.groovy-studios.com

Nationally ranked in financial services and technology industries, along with the #2 position in Georgia, Trevelino/Keller continues to see success in both its financial services as well as fintech markets.  Working in collaboration with the Technology Association of Georgia, Trevelino/Keller represented the Fintech South Conference for the second year, leveraging last year’s momentum.  Based in one of the strongest financial services and fintech markets in the country, Trevelino/Keller has built a balanced practice, working in peer to peer lending, credit unions, payment processing, factoring, tokenization, merchant cash advances, cyber security software and data analytics to name a few. Representing emerging, middle market and national brands, the agency gravitates towards four distinct communities—disruptive forces, category pioneers, stealth leaders and wonder women. Its suite of services includes public relations, digital/ social marketing, demand generation and creative services.

Having successfully solidified its position as one of the preeminent technology firms in the Southeast, its financial services practice integrates into the firm’s existing base of business and consumer experience. Following one of its most successful years, ranked among the top 15 fastest growing firm in the US, the firm has moved from a service-focused to an outcome-driven philosophy, building customized programs around growth, value, leadership and engagement. Owning the industry’s number one retention rate, having lost one staffer to an agency in 16 years, the firm is known for its progressive, culture-rich programs like Red with Ted, Cooleaf Pro, Read to Lead, Farm to T/K and YouthWorks.  For more information, visit trevelinokeller.com.



Water & Wall Group

19 West 21st Street, Suite 1202
New York, NY 10010
212/625-2363
www.waterandwall.com

Andrew Healy, Partner
Matt Kirdahy, Partner
Scott Sunshine, Partner

Water & Wall Group is an award-winning integrated communications and marketing agency specializing in earned media, content strategy/development, branding, design, and crisis communications. Our team has helped countless financial and professional services entities build their brands, articulate investment intelligencia, ironclad their reputations, navigate crises and drive asset flows. We’ve worked with some of the best-known brands in the industry, and helped others grow from emerging businesses into household names. Our financial industry experience includes retail/institutional asset managers, hedge funds, private equity funds, VC firms, ETF providers, wealth managers, fintech companies, investment consultants and more. And our professional services experience extends to law and accounting firms, management and regulatory change consultants, executive compensation specialists and real estate companies. We’re as careful at selecting our clients as they are at selecting us, and if we work together, you can be certain you’ll have our undivided attention, out-of-the-box thinking and unwavering commitment to your success.



Professional Services PR Firms:

5W Public Relations

230 Park Ave., 32nd Floor
New York, NY 10169
212/999-5585
Fax: 646/328-1711
info@5wpr.com
www.5wpr.com

Ronn D. Torossian, Pres. & CEO
Dara Busch, Matthew Caiola, Exec. VPs

Since 2003, New York City-based 5W Public Relations (5WPR) has worked with widely known and emerging brands, corporations and high-profile individuals. Our practice areas include Consumer Products & Brands, Food & Beverage, Health & Wellness, Beauty, Apparel & Accessories, Home & Housewares, Travel & Hospitality, Entertainment & Sports, Corporate, Technology, Public Affairs & Government Relations, Nonprofit, Crisis Communications, Events and Digital & Social Media. We have a 360-degree approach to PR, social media, branding and digital marketing that delivers game-changing results to our clients.

Our 150 tenacious and creative communications practitioners develop and execute creative campaigns that connect our clients with their target audiences in memorable ways. Every aspect of our programs is designed to impact our clients’ bottom line, bringing leading businesses a resourceful, bold and results-driven approach to communication.

5WPR’s diverse roster of clients includes Sparkling ICE, All-Clad, It’s a 10 Haircare, jane iredale, JetSmarter, The Trade Desk, Wendy Williams and Zeta Global. Our innovative programs have received recognition and we have won many awards including PR Agency of the Year, PR Executive of the Year, Product Launch of the Year and Business to Business Program of the Year.

Clients: Aerosoles, All-Clad Metalcrafters, Ashley Stewart, BornFree, Bowlmor AMF, Camp Bow Wow, CheapOAir.com, Crepe Erase, Decléor, Diono, Duane Reade, Ethique, Empire Government Strategies, FULLBEAUTY Brands, Gray Line New York, GoHealth, Hess Toy Trucks, IMUSA USA, Indie Beauty Expo, It’s a 10 Haircare, jane iredale, JetSmarter, JustWorks, KRUPS, Lenda, Lifestyles Condoms, Loews Hotels, McDonald’s, Medifast, Millennium Hotels, Patina Restaurant Group, Payoneer, Publisher’s Clearing House, Purity Vodka, Rowenta, RxAdvance, SAP NS2, Servcorp, SMEG, Sparkling ICE by Talking Rain, Spring Owl Asset Management Storyblocks, Sure Fit, T-Fal, The Jackie Robinson Foundation, The New Jersey Chamber of Commerce, The Peebles Corp., The Trade Desk, Voices Against Brain Cancer, Wendy Williams, Inc., Zeta Global and ZICO Coconut Water.



BackBay Communications
 
20 Park Plaza, Suite 801
Boston, MA 02116
617/391-0790
www.backbaycommunications.com

14-16 Great Chapel Street
London, W1F 8FL
T: +44 (0) 203 475 7552

Bill Haynes, President & CEO

BackBay Communications is an integrated public relations and content marketing firm focused on the financial and professional services sectors, with special expertise in private equity, asset management and fintech.

BackBay is known for helping companies develop strong brands and drive new business through thought leadership, media relations, research and message development and integrated marketing campaigns. BackBay has very close relationships with the business and trade media. With nearly 20 employees and offices in Boston and London, BackBay serves companies across the United States, Europe and elsewhere, leveraging global partners.

BackBay takes a brand-centric, content-driven approach to developing and executing market positioning and integrated communications programs for financial services firms including marketing strategy, content development, creative design, and multi-channel distribution of company news and perspectives to build brand awareness, credibility and drive new business for our clients.

Our services include strategic public relations, content creation, branding, website development, marketing materials, videos, advertising and social media.

Our industry work and experience includes: Accounting, Advisory, Asset Management, Banks, Financial Technology, Hedge Funds, Impact Investing, Insurance, Legal, Private Equity, Venture Capital and Wealth Management.



Bliss Integrated Communication
Member of The Worldcom Public Relations Group

500 5th Ave., #1640
New York, NY 10110
212/840-1661
Fax: 212/840-1663
www.blissintegrated.com

Elizabeth Sosnow, Meg Wildrick, Managing Partners
Cortney Stapleton, Partner
Michael Roth, Partner, Healthcare
Vicky Aguiar, Alexis Odesser, Greg Hassel, Julia Mellon, Keri Toomey, Reed Handley, Sally Slater, SVPs
Miles Hill, Liz DeForest, VPs

Bliss Integrated Communication’s roots in professional services run 44 years deep. We count among our clients some of the nation’s leading consulting, law and accounting firms, non-profits and associations, as well as innovative technology-enabled B2B solutions providers. Our clients operate across industries including retail, manufacturing, healthcare, technology and more.

Because professional services companies go to market on intangibles (ideas, expertise, education, advocacy, services), we create messages that codify our clients’ unique selling propositions to help them stay consistently visible in the media and relentlessly valuable to the markets they serve.

We’re energized by complex ideas and translate them into differentiated marketing programs that are achievable, on-strategy and high-impact. We treat our clients’ businesses as our own, diving deep to build a seamless understanding of your brand, goals and path to growth. We are channel-agnostic, focused foremost on helping you attract and retain the right audiences at the right time in the sales cycle.



The Bradford Group

2115 Yeaman Place, #210
Nashville, TN 37206
615/515.4888
bradfordgroup.com
info@bradfordgroup.com

Jeff Bradford, CEO
Gina Gallup, EVP & COO

Jeff Bradford, CEO of the Bradford Group.Jeff Bradford, CEO of the Bradford Group.

Because sharing knowledge is the core function of their business, professional services firms are particularly well-suited to benefit from a public relations campaign. The professionals in these firms are natural thought leaders with much to say—and PR practitioners experienced in working with professional services firms assure that their message is heard. The Bradford Group is such a PR firm, with decades of experience in this area, serving clients across the nation in the fields of law, accounting, insurance, real estate, business consulting and other professions. We provide a wide range of public relations and marketing services for professional services firms, including publicity, media training, thought leadership, blogging, case studies, white papers, SEO, social media, event management, speaking engagements and more. To get the attention your professional services organization deserves, get the Bradford Group.



Butler Associates, LLC

204 East 23rd Street
New York, NY 10010
212/685-4600
TButler@ButlerAssociates.com
www.ButlerAssociates.com

290 Harbor Dr.
Stamford, CT 06902

Thomas P. Butler, President

Tom Butler (shown) & Butler Associates LLC were winners of the PRSA- New York’s “Best of the Best” campaign award at its 2019 Big Apple awards gala. The campaign selected above hundreds of others was on behalf of a legal firm the agency represents.Tom Butler (shown) & Butler Associates LLC were winners of the PRSA- New York’s “Best of the Best” campaign award at its 2019 Big Apple awards gala. The campaign selected above hundreds of others was on behalf of a legal firm the agency represents.

Winner of 2019’s prestigious Best of the Best award from the Public Relations Society of America-N.Y., and a winner of PR News’ Agency Elite Best Public Affairs Campaign. Butler Associates is ranked among top agencies in the New York media market for its financial, professional services, public affairs, environmental, legal and crisis management practices. Butler Associates is a research and communications strategy team with a proven track record of high-impact results.
Butler Associates campaigns range from victorious Fortune 50 shareholder proxy battles, legal, crisis management and public affairs campaigns, to brand building for CEO’s and the companies they lead. The Butler group includes seasoned communications professionals, committed to our clients, and delivering consistent results. Its Litical Solutions digital division delivers quality online engagement.

Clients Include: Alma Realty, American Triple I Partners, Association of BellTel Retirees, Inc., Barasch McGarry P.C., City of Mount Vernon IDA, Core Theatre Company, Davidoff Hutcher Citron LLP, Electronic Systems & Software, Fleet Financial, Greater New York Automobile Dealers Association, Hooks for Heroes, Hunts Point Cooperative Market, LaGuardia Gateway Partners, Mechanical Contractors Assn. of New York, M-Fire Suppression, Inc., New York Affordable Reliable Electricity Alliance, New York City Fire Pension Fund, Patriot Bank, NA, Plaza College, ProtectSeniors.Org, Securitas USA, Sharps Technology, Inc., Siebert Cisneros Shank & Co., L.L.C., Stamford Police Assn., Stamford Professional Fire Fighters Assn. and Steamfitters Local 638, New York, and Zara Realty Holdings Corp.



Edelman

250 Hudson St., 16th Floor
New York, NY 10013
212/768-0550
Fax: 212/704-0117
www.edelman.com

Edelman is a global communications firm that partners with businesses and organizations to evolve, promote and protect their brands and reputations. Our 6,000 people in more than 60 offices deliver communications strategies that give our clients the confidence to lead and act with certainty, earning the trust of their stakeholders. Since our founding in 1952, we have remained an independent, family-run business. Edelman owns specialty companies Edelman Intelligence (research) and United Entertainment Group (entertainment, sports, lifestyle). For more information please visit: www.edelman.com



Feintuch Communications

245 Park Ave., 39th Fl.
New York, NY 10167
212/808-4900
henry@feintuchpr.com
www.feintuchcommunications.com
www.PRWorldAlliance.com

Henry Feintuch, President
Richard Anderson, Senior Managing Director

Henry Feintuch, president, Feintuch Communications, presented with 2019 PRSA-NY President’s Award by Leslie Gottlieb, chapter president.Henry Feintuch, president, Feintuch Communications, presented with 2019 PRSA-NY President’s Award by Leslie Gottlieb, chapter president.

Seeking external support for your professional services organization?

Feintuch Communications, an award-winning PR firm, has extensive experience in working with professional services organizations. Market segments we’ve supported include law firms, accounting firms, real estate developers, market research, advertising, branding, digital media and media buying companies.

We collaborate with our clients to help differentiate and position them; and then package the core essence of their offerings and what makes them a standout in their field. Then, we develop a strategy and smart marketing/PR campaign to help build their brand, burnish their thought leadership and generate leads/revenue. Tactics typically include strategic media relations (business, financial, trade), speaking platforms, special events, social media, association marketing and awards/honors programs.

Need support overseas? Our firm is an active and founding member of PR World Alliance, an international alliance of premier independent communications consultancies. Clients can leverage our network to implement projects throughout Europe, Asia, Africa and South America. Our principal is CFO of PRWA and a past president of PRSA-NY.



Hope-Beckham Inc.

1900 Century Place, Suite 250
Atlanta, GA 30345
404/604-2600
info@hopebeckham.com
www.hopebeckham.com

Bob Hope, President & Co-Founder, bhope@hopebeckham.com
Paul Beckham, Chairman & Co-Founder, pbeckham@hopebeckham.com

Hope-Beckham Chairman & Co-Founder Paul Beckham (left) and President & Co-Founder Bob Hope.Hope-Beckham Chairman & Co-Founder Paul Beckham (left) and President & Co-Founder Bob Hope.

Hope-Beckham Inc. (HBI) is an independently owned public relations firm based in Atlanta, Georgia. Formed in 1994 by Paul Beckham and Bob Hope, the agency has positioned itself as one of the top independent public relations firms in the country. The firm has won many awards and honors, including top independent PR agency in nine categories; Professional Services, Environmental, Beauty & Fashion, Healthcare, Food & Beverage, Financial, Sports & Entertainment, and Technology.

HBI is an agency driven by a culture of insights, ideas and relationships. We help brands tell their stories on local, regional and national levels and make meaningful connections with customers, employees and industries.



ICR

685 Third Ave., 2nd Flr.
New York, NY 10017
646/277-1200
www.icrinc.com

Phil Denning, Partner, ICR (Phil.Denning@icrinc.com)

ICR’s professional and business services team brings several decades of experience working with large and midsized accounting firms, top business advisors and management consultancies, global law firms, talent and executive search firms and other critical services organizations. Our innovative campaigns for service organizations have earned the most prestigious industry awards. As one of the largest independent corporate communications agencies in North America, we can create teams with the exact experience and skills needed to achieve your business objectives, raise your profile and address the most challenging assignments.

We design thought leadership programs that engage top influencers, including top-tier media, and feature our clients’ insights and solutions in traditional and digital channels. Starting with a proprietary immersion process, we create a road map with a best-in-class integrated program involving positioning, messaging, media relations, executive visibility, content, social media, marketing, digital communications, measurement and more.



Infinite Global

205 E. 42nd St., 14th Floor
New York, NY 10017
212/838-0220
www.infiniteglobal.com
www.linkedin.com/company/infiniteglobal/
twitter.com/igc_us

Additional offices: San Francisco, Chicago, London

Jamie Diaferia, Founder & CEO
Zach Olsen, President

For nearly two decades, Infinite Global has been one of the world’s largest public relations and communications agencies focusing on the professional services sector.

Our roots are in the legal industry, where our unrivaled depth of knowledge allows us to provide counsel to the world’s largest, most profitable and most specialized law firms. Other professional services firms and corporations look to our PR, branding and content teams for a nuanced understanding of their businesses and how a communications strategy can best support their goals.

Our unwavering client focus is what sets us apart. Our approach and success earns accolades from our clients and peers, including winning The National Law Journal’s “Best PR Firm” award six years running. But the most flattering honor we receive is the vote of confidence from our clients who retain us year after year.



Joele Frank, Wilkinson Brimmer Katcher

622 Third Avenue, 36th Floor
New York, NY 10017
212/355-4449
www.joelefrank.com

1 Sansome Street, Suite 2800
San Francisco, CA 94104

Joele Frank, Managing Partner
Matthew Sherman, President

Joele Frank provides effective and disciplined communications counsel and support to help our clients take control in advancing their business and strategic objectives.

Our clients range from large, global public corporations to smaller, private enterprises across many industries. Our professionals have been recognized by our peers, the financial community and journalists for their quality work, strategic acumen and creative approach to challenging issues. The firm’s practice areas include investor relations, corporate communications, transaction communications, shareholder activism and corporate governance, crisis communications and special situations, litigation support, restructuring and bankruptcy, and private equity.

Joele Frank consistently ranks among the top PR firms in announced M&A transactions, defense against activist investors, and restructuring.



Konnect Agency

888 S. Figueroa St.,  #1000
Los Angeles, CA 90017
213/988-8344
info@konnectagency.com
www.konnectagency.com

Additional office locations: NYC, Denver, Austin

Sabina Gault, CEO
Monica Guzman, CCO
Amanda Bialek, EVP
Carmen Hernandez, Mng. Director

Konnect Agency’s Executive Leadership TeamKonnect Agency’s Executive Leadership Team.

Since 2009, Konnect Agency (www.konnectagency.com) has been a leading provider of strategic communications solutions for clients in industries that include franchise; food & beverage innovation; pest control; lawn and pool care; children and senior services; as well as clients in need of funding and IPO announcement strategies, thought leadership, and crisis communication. With a team of 40 professionals located throughout Konnect Agency’s coast-to-coast presence in Los Angeles, Denver, Austin, and New York; Konnect’s skilled communications and marketing professionals identify brand-right PR, social/digital, content, and marketing tactics to secure measurable results that positively impact brand growth. Clients include Fatburger, Dave & Buster’s, Rentokil Steritech, The Goddard School, Lyft, KRAVE Jerky, Sky Zone, Mrs. Fields and ONE Brands. Ranked as the number 1 PR agency on the Inc. 5000 list as well as an Inc. “Best Places to Work” recipient, Konnect leads with transparency and lives by the results its teams produce.



Peppercomm

470 Park Ave. South, 5th flr. North
New York, NY 10016
212/931-6100
contact@peppercomm.com
www.peppercomm.com

Steve Cody, CEO & Founder
Ann Barlow, Partner & President, West Coast
Jacqueline Kolek, Partner & General Manager, New York Office
Maggie O’Neill, Partner & Chief Client Officer
Tara Lilien, Chief Talent Officer

Peppercomm is an award-winning strategic, integrated communications and marketing agency headquartered in New York City with offices in San Francisco and London. The firm combines 25 award-winning years of expertise serving blue chip and breakout clients with forward-thinking new service offerings and the freshness of a start-up. This unique mix of experience and energy attracts and empowers teams with a creative edge, drive and a passion for promoting, protecting and connecting clients in a fast-changing marketplace.

Corporate purpose has become the buzzword of year with many brands taking a stand on societal issues to drive marketing programs. Peppercomm’s StandSmart is a purpose stress test that evaluates brands’ business practices to ensure credibility and authenticity to stand behind their corporate purpose. Peppercomm’s Employee Engagement helps Chief Human Resource Officers develop insight-led communications programs to attract and retain talent, ensure employees are informed and engaged, and create workplaces with genuine two-way dialogue.

Visit www.peppercomm.com or find us @Peppercomm.



RF|Binder

950 3rd Ave., Floor 7
New York, NY 10024
212/994-7600
www.rfbinder.com

Amy Binder, CEO
Joseph Fisher, Vice Chairman
David Schraeder, Executive Managing Director

RF|Binder is a fully integrated communications agency that has worked with some of the most recognized brands across the spectrum of professional services organizations. We increase their brand awareness, support and protect their reputation and seek to firmly establish our clients as leaders in their respective industries. Our team works closely with the firm’s digital and analytics practice to develop and execute measurable programs that achieve transformative results. We help organizations with all layers of their communication programming, from narratives and messaging, media relations, executive positioning, thought leadership, and corporate social impact programming, to implementing B2B/B2C communications initiatives, including social and digital media programming, content campaigns, branding and design, influencer relations, and more. Our team has deep expertise in designing programs that align compelling content and communications strategies to support our client’s business objectives.



Ripp Media

1776 Broadway, Suite 901
New York, NY 10019
212/262-7477
aripp@rippmedia.com

Allan Ripp, Principal
John Garger, Joshua Spivak, Roksana Slavinsky, Ivan Alexander, James Bourne, Joshua Karlen, Senior Directors

Left-to-right: James Bourne, Ivan Alexander, Allan Ripp, Roksana Slavinsky and John Garger of Ripp Media.Left-to-right: James Bourne, Ivan Alexander, Allan Ripp, Roksana Slavinsky and John Garger of Ripp Media.

In continuous practice since 1986, with a roster of marquee clients and high-profile assignments, Ripp Media is an editorial-driven boutique agency with a sophisticated practice. Having represented hedge funds, institutional investors, leading hospitality brands and real estate developers, we have a keen focus on legal affairs, working with many of the country’s leading law firms.

For 2019, Ripp Media was named one of only three US firms to receive a Band 1 designation among litigation PR shops ranked by the prestigious Chambers Directory. Principal Allan Ripp was one of only four individual advisers nationally given Chambers’ Band 1 standing. Allan was named to Lawdragon’s list of the country’s Top 100 legal consultants and strategists in 2018 and 2019.

We regularly handle big-ticket litigation and deal matters, along with crisis assignments and extensive thought leadership content, and have worked on numerous law firm mergers and lateral acquisitions. Our work spans major projects in M&A, privacy-cybersecurity, life sciences, government affairs, Supreme Court cases, criminal trials, intellectual property, real estate, labor-employment, white-collar, capital markets and other areas. We excel at maximizing press coverage for our clients’ most important matters.

Our team includes former lawyers and journalists; our writing credits include bylines in The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, CNN, New York Times, Time, Newsweek, Law.com, MarketWatch, CNBC, Reuters, Street.com and other key outlets. Ripp is a premier destination for top-flight content creation and media placement among law firms and other professional service providers.



Sitrick And Company

800/288-8809
www.sitrick.com
Los Angeles: 310/788-2850
New York: 212/573-6100
San Francisco: 415/369-8470
Denver: 720/904-8560
Washington, D.C.: 443/977-7215
Boston: 617/897-0326

Michael S. Sitrick, Chairman and CEO

Sitrick and Company is not a traditional public relations firm.  Our practice has a specialized focus.  We concentrate in corporate, financial, transactional, litigation and crisis communication.  Although best known for our work in sensitive situations, we have an extensive and successful practice in each of the following areas.

Since our firm’s founding 30 years ago, we have been consistently ranked among the top crisis and strategic communications firm in the nation.  The New York Times called us “The City’s Most Prominent Crisis Management Firm.”  Chambers & Partners this year initiated a ranking of litigation support firms.  We were one of four chosen to be in the highest-ranked “Band 1” category.

The majority of the firm’s senior executives are former editors and reporters from news organizations that include the Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Bloomberg, Los Angeles Times, Forbes, CBS News, ABC News and NBC News. We also have former practicing attorneys and business executives.

Matter with which we have been involved include litigation support of all kinds; intellectual property matters, allegations of stock manipulation, wrongful termination, contract disputes, allegations of fraud and fraudulent inducement, wrongful death claims, allegations of illegal drug use, SEC matters, and a variety of other white-collar crimes.  We have also handled criminal and civil cases against companies and their executives for such things as price fixing, insurance fraud, options backdating, antitrust violations, race and sex discrimination, sexual harassment, racism and #MeToo matters.  We have a significant mergers and acquisitions and corporate governance practice and have done extensive work combatting short sellers and dealing with data breaches.  Other issues include sensitive environmental matters, racketeering cases, family disputes, and high-profile divorces.



Water & Wall Group

19 West 21st Street, Suite 1202
New York, NY. 10010
212/625-2363
www.waterandwall.com

Andrew Healy, Partner
Matt Kirdahy, Partner
Scott Sunshine, Partner

Water & Wall Group is an award-winning integrated communications and marketing agency specializing in earned media, content strategy/development, branding, design, and crisis communications. Our team has helped countless financial and professional services entities build their brands, articulate investment intelligencia, ironclad their reputations, navigate crises and drive asset flows. We’ve worked with some of the best-known brands in the industry, and helped others grow from emerging businesses into household names. Our financial industry experience includes retail/institutional asset managers, hedge funds, private equity funds, VC firms, ETF providers, wealth managers, fintech companies, investment consultants and more. And our professional services experience extends to law and accounting firms, management and regulatory change consultants, executive compensation specialists and real estate companies. We’re as careful at selecting our clients as they are at selecting us, and if we work together, you can be certain you’ll have our undivided attention, out-of-the-box thinking and unwavering commitment to your success.

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