In today’s fast-paced, decentralized media environment, you are either controlling your own narrative or letting someone else tell your story. Savvy, successful organizations know that they must communicate quickly, clearly, and consistently across multiple platforms to build or protect their reputation, especially during a crisis.

The Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP strategic communication and advocacy team understands how to craft and deliver a message that resonates with your audiences, whether they are investors, legislators, or the general public. We help our clients identify and amplify their strengths and voices of support while minimizing negative impressions or media coverage.

Our team has provided communications advice and counsel to large corporations and small businesses, government officials, nonprofits, issue organizations, higher education institutions, and more.

Proven Communications Leadership

Our team is led by Michael Kelly, who offers clients more than 15 years of high-level communications experience at the intersection of business, politics, policy, and the law. He served as chief of staff and communications director in the Virginia Attorney General’s office, in addition to communications roles for a governor, a senator, a congressman, a university, and on political campaigns. The full Global Economic Development, Commerce and Government Relations team also includes communications and government relations professionals with decades of experience as high-ranking cabinet members, corporate executives, elected officials, directors of legislative policy and strategy, campaign officials, and legislative aides. 

Full Range of Communications Services

Whether your business is a startup, established brand, or anything in between, Hunton Andrews Kurth’s strategic communication and advocacy team can help craft and execute a strategic communications plan that helps you meet your goals.

We offer our clients the full range of communications and public relations services they need, including but not limited to:

  • Crisis communications
  • Litigation support
  • Message development
  • Media relations
  • Issue or legislative advocacy
  • Campaign/product launches
  • Coalition building
  • Grassroots/grasstops activation
  • Social media/digital strategy
  • Ghostwriting
  • Event planning

Boutique Full-Service Consultancy in a Cross-Disciplinary Firm

Hunton’s strategic communication and advocacy team delivers the client-centered service one would expect from a boutique firm, while offering direct access to the full spectrum of legal, economic development, and government relations services available through the firm’s many practice and industry groups.



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