Drawing upon our lawyers’ extensive government and media experience, the Crisis Management team at Pashman Stein Walder Hayden provides an integrated approach to assist businesses, organizations, and individuals in anticipating, identifying, managing, and resolving crises.
Our team consists of experienced litigators with backgrounds in criminal defense, investigations, media law, and public policy, many of whom have held former government positions including former deputy attorney general, Assistant U.S. Attorney, state prosecutor, county prosecutor, and Securities and Exchange Commission trial attorney. In addition, the background of Bruce S. Rosen, a longtime counsel to media entities and celebrities and a former award-winning newspaper reporter and editor, provides our clients with unique insight in managing the public relations aspect of crises. When appropriate, we also work with seasoned public relations and communications advisers to assist in crafting and managing media strategy.
Our team’s extensive experience includes responding to relevant regulatory bodies, grand jury and administrative subpoenas, managing litigation, preparing witnesses, conducting internal investigations, crafting compliance programs, responding to whistleblower allegations and employee misconduct, coordinating with public relations advisors, communicating with members of the media, and more. Our team represents public and non-public companies, professional athletes, government officials, business executives, professional services firms, nonprofit organizations, higher-education institutions and municipal entities in high-profile, high-stakes matters. The team advocates for its clients on issues including:
- Criminal allegations
- Governmental investigations
- Professional misconduct
- Public corruption
- Health care fraud and violations
- Environmental violations
- Securities fraud
- Defamation claims
- Employee and officer misconduct