Principal: Allan Ripp
Number of employees: 7
Overview & History:
Established in 1986, Ripp Media is a boutique press relations firm with a focus on legal affairs and professional services. Litigation and law firm representation have been a central core of practice for much of the firm’s history. Clients have included top global, regional and sectorbased law firms in extended engagements, a number lasting more than a decade. The firm supports every practice and legal discipline, with an especially strong track record in litigation and trial-related PR. Ripp offers full communications support for clients and has outstanding skills and performance record in editorial services, media placement, thought leadership, crisis management, roll-out of new practices and services, legal M&A and lateral acquisitions, specific practice and partner support, pro bono publicity and expert commentary. Ripp operates with a low profile, maintaining an unfashionably low profile as an agency, choosing instead to operate as a press office adjunct to clients.
Ripp’s law firm relationships have frequently asked the firm to step in to help their own clients on crisis work.
The firm has strong comfort level in areas involving M&A-corporate finance, intellectual property, privacy-cybersecurity, real estate, labor-employment, life sciences-healthcare, litigation funding, energy,
■ Media Relations
■ Litigation and Professional Services
■ Press Support
■ Editorial Writing/Thought Leadership/ Commentary
■ High-Level Publicity
■ Crisis Response
■ Advising on Law Firm Mergers & Acquisitions
Ripp focuses on editorial support and media relations – strategic publicity. The core team has worked together for 15 years or longer and is comprised of former lawyers, journalists and agency professionals. Principal Allan Ripp is a former newspaper and magazine journalist and editor, including staff jobs at Time and People Magazines, CBS-Hachette Magazines, American Heritage Publishing and the Hearst Newspapers. Ripp also contributes personal commentary and reporting – his work has been appeared in The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Washington Post, Newsweek, Time.com, Forbes, WSJ’s MarketWatch, CNN.com, The Atlantic, Tablet, NY Daily News, The Street.com, The Week, American Lawyer and elsewhere. In addition to strong Chambers ranking, Ripp has been named by LawDragon among the top global 100 leaders in legal strategy and consulting for 2020.
Other key team members include former attorney Joshua Spivak, a prolific commentator in his own right and a nationally recognized expert in election recalls; John Garger; former legal journalist James Bourne; and former lawyers Ivan Alexander; and Joshua Karlen. All are highly skilled in litigation and legal media relations as well as top-flight writers and strategists.
Contact: Allan Ripp
Mob: +1 646 285 1779
Tel: +1 212 262 7477
Email: [email protected]
Email: [email protected]