With more than 25 years of experience in strategic, crisis and corporate communications, Paul Nathanson’s focus is on reputation management, message development and implementation, public policy analysis, media relations and strategic counseling services for a range of U.S. and international clients. He assists clients in formulating arguments in persuasive ways and ensures that clients’ views are heard and understood by their target audiences, including Members of Congress, policymakers, the news media and the public. Over the years, he has managed comprehensive crisis communications planning and response programs for a range of clients in the fields of consumer products, energy, renewable power and natural resources, manufacturing, finance and health industries. Paul has also provided crisis communications and media training to a range of corporate CEOs and other senior executives, trade association leaders and non-profit heads.

Prior to joining Bracewell’s Policy Resolution Group, Paul spent 15 years as a partner at a public relations agency, where he headed the firm’s Washington, D.C. office and managed strategic communications programs for corporations, trade associations, foreign governments and international donor agencies both in the U.S. and in the former Soviet Union. In addition, he has managed donor-funded privatization and economic reform programs overseas, and market entry and reputation management programs for domestic and international private sector clients.

Paul began his career in the non-profit sector, where he served for seven years as a vice president for a non-governmental organization, directing democracy-building programs around the world, including election monitoring, technical assistance to legislatures and international conference management in Central America, Asia, the former Soviet Union, and Central and Eastern Europe.

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