Burson-Marsteller Washington is the home base of the firm’s U.S. Public Affairs practice, a major component in the world’s leading public affairs network, which assists clients worldwide with public policy concerns. Burson-Marsteller Washington is renowned for providing clients with strategic thinking and program execution across a full range of practice disciplines including public affairs, media relations, corporate reputation, healthcare policy and technology.
Since its opening in 1968, Burson-Marsteller Washington has been a resource for the company as a whole in developing and implementing advocacy campaigns in both corporate and government environments. It is home to some of the industry’s most experienced and respected professionals with wide-ranging backgrounds and expertise in international affairs, journalism, health care, corporate communications, technology, government and other fields. These professionals provide a variety of specialized services such as issues management, media relations, crisis communications, advocacy advertising, employee communications, and state and local government relations.
Burson-Marsteller’s public affairs network is complemented by two Washington-based subsidiaries that are leaders in their respective fields.
Direct Impact is the nation’s leading grassroots issues management company specializing in community-based outreach, public education and mobilization strategies. Its capabilities allow clients to reach into virtually every local, state and federal jurisdiction in the country.
BKSH & Associates is one of the nation’s premier government relations firms, staffed by more than 20 professionals with distinguished backgrounds at the highest levels of Congress and the Executive Branch. Working in concert with the Burson-Marsteller team, BKSH & Associates provides clients with a bi-partisan, strategic approach to public policy issues.
Employees: 108 incl. BKSH