Crisis Communications & Management

Over the years we have been involved in some of the most highly visible crisis communications and management projects in Southern California. We often work closely with law firms when their clients are involved in highly-charged litigation that attracts media attention. We have provided crisis communications counsel for large corporations, nonprofit institutions, public entities, grassroots community groups and celebrities. Some of our crisis management efforts have involved the FBI, Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office, Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office, the LAPD and Homeland Security.

Crises strike almost always without notice. That is why being prepared for any eventuality is key to managing a crisis when it hits. Our experience has taught us to think and look ahead to what situations may occur and develop a plan of action should the scenario come about.

Our crisis management services include analyzing the situation, anticipating media questions, creating credible answers, rehearsing media interviews, negotiating media interviews, strategies to revive a person’s or organization’s reputation and a plan to assure the situation doesn’t repeat itself.

Our philosophy is the best crisis communications plan is one that never needs to be used.

crisis management PR expertise over the years

Our expertise in crisis management spans decades.

Featured Blog Posts


Marketing yourself by being yourself

Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s attempt to market herself for the 2020 presidential race has started with an Instagram Live session.  In it, Warren first pops open a been, hugs her husband and talks to people while casually leaning over her kitchen counter. She no doubt is channeling some of the younger members of Congress who were […]

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Marketing nonprofits in the age of the soundbite

One of the most frustrating aspects of marketing is not getting the space or time needed to fully tell your story.  Not all products, services or organizations can be explained in six words.  Yet, today’s media demand that you find a way to do that. It is called the soundbite, but we are all familiar […]

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Difference between marketing and public relations (PR)

A number of years I was in a meeting and the client said, “what we need is more PR.”  Well, I said, that’s what we do.  He then went on to talk about how a billboard at a certain intersection would be great. “But I thought you said PR,” I said. “Yea, he responded. PR.  […]

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