Richard S. Levick

Fast Company Contributor

Richard Levick, Esq. Chairman & CEO of LEVICK, represents countries and companies in the highest-stakes global crises and litigation. His leading strategic communications firm has directed media strategies on Guantanamo Bay; the Catholic Church; the Wall Street crisis; most of the front-page product recalls; and the largest regulatory, corruption, and merger matters in the world.

Mr. Levick was honored in four consecutive years (2009-2012) on the prestigious list of “The 100 Most Influential People in the Boardroom” by the NACD and Directorship Magazine, which is based on a survey of 15,000 public company directors and executives. He has been named to multiple professional Halls of Fame for lifetime achievement. Mr. Levick and his firm have received multiple other professional awards, including, including Crisis, Litigation, Investor Relations, and Food Crisis Communications Agency of the Year.

Mr. Levick is the co-author of several books including The Communicators: Leadership in the Age of Crisis ; "Stop the Presses: The Crisis & Litigation PR Desk Reference," and is a regular commentator on television, in print, and on the most widely read business blogs including and

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