Our senior partners lead all client relationships. The types of matters we handle require senior level engagement at all times. You always get us.  

Richard Ades:

A specialist in high stakes communications, message development and writing, Richard was the Chief of Communications and Public Affairs for the highly visible and eternally challenged Transportation Security Administration (TSA) of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

Focused on high-stakes communications and campaigns in challenging environments for companies, organizations and individuals, Richard provides candid and actionable counsel for clients in the areas of public policy, issues management, crisis communications, litigation communications and in support of government relations.  

Richard specializes in crisis preparedness and response, message development, media relations, media preparedness, writing, spokesperson training, reputation and positioning, executive communications and risk mitigation in tailoring strategic communications plans in support of specific goals identified by clients.

A versatile and innovative big picture thinker, he helps clients anticipate challenges and see around corners. He has steered clients through many difficult situations involving crisis events, advocacy groups, Congressional investigations and national media exposure (Network and Cable News, 60 minutes, 20/20, New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, LA Times, among many others)