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Reevemark

New York Office

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Firm Details

CEO: Brandy Bergman

Number of employees: 16

Languages: English 

Firm Overview and 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 is led 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 16 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 Offered:  

  • 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, media and legal strategies are aligned.

Crisis & Reputation Management 

From DEI and #MeToo issues to cyberattacks, financial reporting and personnel issues, Reevemark’s founders have guided clients through some of the most high-profile, sensitive and brand-impacting matters over the last two decades. Reevemark works closely with clients and their legal and financial advisors to provide strategic counsel that best positions the client in the media and with investors. The team identifies the most likely scenarios and develops and executes 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 coordinating all internal and external communications, including media interactions, monitoring traditional and social media, gauging sentiment, and assessing the potential need to refine or augment communications.

Representative client engagements include: 

  • Urban Air Mobility company Archer in patent litigation against Wisk
  • Tinder founders in their lawsuit against Match and IAC
  • TAL Apparel in its lawsuit against the former owners of Brooks Brothers
  • McKinsey & Co around its opioid-related settlement with state AGs
  • Brandywine fund manager Friess in proxy fight and shareholder litigation against AMG Funds
  • Chapter 11 proceedings for Chesapeake Energy, Gulfport Energy, Bristow, Payless, and Fred’s
  • J.R. Simplot in regulatory investigations regarding improper conduct by a former employee
  • Simon Property Group in $9B merger litigation against Taubman Centers
  • Away co-founder Steph Korey around reputational issues
  • Hilaria Baldwin around reputational matters
  • Representation of Pollen/JusCollege in connection with a COVID-19 outbreak in Texas following a Spring Break trip to Mexico
  • Recently-pardoned engineer at center of Uber/Google self-driving technology fight, Anthony Levandowski around 2019 DOJ trade secret indictment
  • H.I.G. portfolio company Lionbridge in litigation against TransPerfect
  • Kainos Capital in a dispute between its founders
  • Sorrento on its lawsuit against NantCell, Inc. and Patrick Soon-Shiong
  • A Fortune 500 U.S. financial institution on international litigation
  • A leading middle market private equity firm on litigation with a co-founder
  • 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

Contact Information:

Brandy Bergman

[email protected]

Hugh Burns

[email protected]

Paul Caminiti

[email protected]

Offices

NEW YORK, NEW YORK 

(212) 433-4600

[email protected]