Firm / Organisation

Reevemark

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CEO: Brandy Bergman
Number of employees: 15
Languages: English

Overview & History:
Reevemark is a New York-based strategic communications firm with unique expertise guiding clients through complex, value-determinative matters involving litigation, reputation management and crises. Reevemark was launched in September 2018 by five former managing directors of Sard Verbinnen: Brandy Bergman, Hugh Burns, Paul Caminiti, Delia Cannan and Renée Soto. Four of the founding partners are former practicing lawyers, including a prosecutor, criminal defense attorney, corporate attorney and civil litigator. Reevemark has grown to 15 employees, including individuals with backgrounds in law, business and public affairs.

For more than 20 years, Reevemark’s founders have helped clients prepare for, navigate and communicate effectively around critical reputational challenges including legal and regulatory matters, complex commercial litigation, bankruptcies and restructurings, proxy contests and shareholder activism, M&A and other complex financial transactions, short seller attacks and issues of workplace misconduct. Given their legal backgrounds, Reevemark’s senior team is uniquely positioned to work alongside top legal advisors to help companies communicate across multiple constituencies while simultaneously managing legal and reputational risks.

Services:
■ Litigation & Regulatory Matters
■ Crisis & Reputation Management
■ Bankruptcies & Restructurings
■ Governance & Shareholder Activism
■ Corporate Transactions
■ Media & Investor Relations

Litigation & Regulatory Matters
Led by four lawyers, Reevemark’s experience in bet-the-company litigation matters is unrivalled. Reevemark principals have helped public and private companies, professional service firms, and other organizations navigate high-stakes legal matters including:
■ Complex commercial litigation, IP
■ Civil and criminal investigations and actions (SEC, DOJ and State AGs)
■ Employee discrimination, harassment, and EEOC investigations
■ FCPA, antitrust, CFIUS and environmental
■ Class actions, MDLs

Reevemark works closely with legal counsel and internal and external teams to develop compelling, concise and cohesive communication materials for key constituencies. The team’s legal backgrounds and vast experience sets Reevemark apart from other firms and ensures that the communications and legal strategies are aligned.

Crisis & Reputation Management
From #MeToo issues to cyberattacks, product recalls and financial reporting issues, Reevemark’s founders have guided clients through some of the most high-profile, sensitive and brand-risking issues over the last two decades. Reevemark works closely with clients and their legal and financial advisors to provide strategic counsel and execution that best positions the client in the media and with investors. The team identifies most likely scenarios and develops and implements a crisis plan to ensure that messages reach all critical stakeholders and executives are prepared for the toughest questions. Reevemark also provides live support to clients, including monitoring traditional and social media, gauging sentiment, and assessing the potential need to refine or augment communications.

Representative client engagements include:
■ Sorrento on its lawsuit against NantCell, Inc. and Patrick Soon-Shiong
■ Chapter 11 proceedings for Payless, Bristow Group and Fred’s
■ Parties in criminal and civil forfeiture proceedings in U.S., Malaysia, Singapore and Switzerland relating to 1MDB scandal
■ A Fortune 500 U.S. financial institution on international litigation
■ H.I.G. portfolio company Lionbridge in litigation against TransPerfect
■ A major industrial supplier on various issues related to the 737-MAX grounding
■ Former Google employee and autonomous vehicle inventor Anthony Levandowski around DOJ trade secret indictment
■ A leading middle market private equity firm on litigation with a co-founder
■ Confidential support around opioid litigation for multiple clients
■ Private equity firm on congressional inquiry
■ Fortune 500 financial institution on earnings issues and management change
■ Top professional services firms on legal and reputational matters
■ Former New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman