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Litigation Communications

Reputation on trial. The Court of Public Opinion does not wait for legal arguments or jury verdicts. Compelling messages must be provided to customers, shareholders, consumers, and class members. When “no comment" is not an option, you must respond with the urgency of now.


Jason Maloni
Senior Vice President

What We Do 

LEVICK’s litigation communications counselors are battle-tested veterans in and out of court. We develop precise communications strategies that target key audiences and achieve mission-critical goals – always with a careful eye to what is appropriate for public dissemination during litigation. We do so pre-trial, during trial, and in the critical weeks after a verdict is delivered.

We integrate seamlessly with our clients’ legal teams to protect your brand equity. We focus, not just on the case itself, but on your broader business objectives. We win…In federal court, in local judicial hellholes, in multi-district litigation.

We provide specialized litigation communications to clients facing the following challenges:

  • Antitrust lawsuits
  • Bankruptcy cases
  • Class action lawsuits
  • Commercial disputes
  • Contract disputes
  • Discrimination lawsuits
  • Employment and labor law violations
  • Environmental litigation
  • Federal and state government investigations
  • Fraudulent business practices
  • Insurance disputes
  • Intellectual property disputes
  • International trade violations
  • Libel and slander cases
  • Medical malpractice cases
  • Product liability cases
  • RICO claims
  • Shareholder litigation
  • Whistleblower suits
  • Wrongful death cases
  • Wrongful termination

Just a few of our specialized areas are:


The issues can be as complex as the stakes are enormous. The party that communicates its cause most effectively will have a decisive advantage among the public stakeholders who matter the most.

Contact Jason Maloni for more information.


Courtroom Support

Sometimes there are cameras in court, sometimes not, but every moment is public and potentially decisive. The unanticipated developments, good and bad, must be managed immediately. 

Contact Jason Maloni for more information.


High-Profile Individuals

High-profile individuals must do more than survive the public crucible of pre-trial, trial, and post-trial publicity. The battle goes further – to rebuild their reputations and careers, sometimes even before a final verdict is delivered.

Contact Jason Maloni for more information.


Multi-District Litigation

The smartest, most publicly aggressive plaintiff’s lawyers are the adversaries. Their next move must be anticipated, their next message must be countered. Survival itself may be at stake.

Contact Jason Maloni for more information.


Regulatory Inquiries & Investigations

Investigations and enforcement imperil corporate reputation at all stages of a regulatory event. Companies must protect their reputations during actions launched by all federal agencies, state regulators, and state attorneys general – as well as during criminal investigations and bet-the-company civil claims. 



The communications wars rage on while the Supreme Court of the United States deliberates the vastly important matter and after it renders final judgment. Your public message is critical at every stage. 

Contact Jason Maloni for more information.


Settlement Negotiations

The other side is watching as the dispute takes shape in the court of public opinion. The best communications strategy will weaken the opposition’s position and encourage the most favorable resolution.

Contact Jason Maloni for more information.


Sports & Entertainment

Scandals, drugs, lawsuits, and congressional investigations torpedo successful careers every day. Social media compound the problem by flooding the zone with conjecture and speculation. When the world is watching, you need a partner who understands how to quench the public’s thirst for 24/7 paparazzi-like coverage.

Contact Jason Maloni for more information about crisis PR for the sports and entertainment industry.


White Collar

Prosecutors’ actions and decisions are influenced by public opinion, sometimes decisively. Even if the accused is exonerated in court, a reputation that took years to build can be eroded in the Court of Public Opinion. Those companies and individuals that are ready to respond to each development in the case – from the moment an investigation is launched to the case’s conclusion – are those that recover the quickest.

Contact Michael W. Robinson for more information about crisis PR and litigation communications.

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The Team

Senior Vice President & Chair, Litigation Practice
Lanny Davis, Executive Vice President
Executive Vice President
Melissa Arnoff, SVP
Senior Vice President
Eleanor McManus, Senior Vice President
Senior Vice President
Larry Smith, SVP
Senior Vice President
Dan Rene, SVP
Senior Vice President

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