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Risa Heller Communications

PR & Communications

1 ranked individualsBand 4USA - NationwideLitigation Support 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Risa Heller Communications is based in New York and brings a highly reputed communications practice focused on corporate and crisis communications, with litigation support often taking centre stage. The firm offers particular strengths in the real estate sector, assisting a number of high-profile clients in this area with various legal, operational and regulatory challenges.

Strengths

"Considered THE corporate firm for contested boardroom issues, proxy and shareholder battles."

"If we are conflicted and it's a New York-related matter especially, they're my go-to."

Work highlights

Provided strategic counsel and media relations services to WeWork, coordinating closely with the company's legal team and outside counsel to handle crisis communications relating to numerous diverse litigation proceedings.

Notable practitioners

The "terrific" Risa Heller is CEO of her firm and is often the first port of call for companies needing PR support in reputationally critical litigation. "People really respect her," one market insider attests; "her name is Tiffany-plated." A fellow practitioner says: "We hold her in very high regard. She comes from politics and she's very savvy." Another recommends her along similar lines: "Very sharp, very smart, easy to work with."

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

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Risa Heller
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