ISSUES & CONTROVERSY MANAGEMENT
We've helped companies, nonprofits and law firms successfully navigate a wide variety of complex, sensitive situations, including these:
Counsel state's highest court in aftermath of media investigation alleging widespread sexual harassment and cover-up.
Direct communications for companies following cybersecurity incidents including confidential data theft and ransomware.
Counsel international service organization after local scandals and controversy over leadership elections.
Contain news of norovirus outbreak at popular restaurants.
Official and public communications in aftermath of oil spill into rural river.
Strategy after new owner of strip-mall discovered old dry-cleaning fluid leak impacting adjacent community.
CONTROVERSY & ISSUES
For 1,500-acre master-planned community, negate influence of anti-development activist campaign alleging radiation public health risks.
Help big-data company neutralize widespread conspiracy theory that it harvested mental health information to benefit right-wing political groups.
Advance work for national cable cooperative to support first major carrier negotiations since expiration of federal merger conditions.
Help national restaurant chains assess and respond to demands from animal rights organizations.
Help large community banking company avoid potential controversy over complex, polarizing social issues.
Communications strategy for ground-breaking energy company consent decree with EPA, DOJ and state regulators.
Public affairs strategy for lawsuit against city to stop taking of historic park land for water treatment plant.
Expert counsel to support shareholder lawsuit against drug company using media events to inflate trial results.
Support class-action against international auto manufacturer for illegal sale of prototype vehicles.
Frame long-running illegal securities case against small energy company as politically-motivated legislation through litigation.
Public defense against defamation lawsuits by activists against university president for remarks made via social media.