WASHINGTON DC: LEVICK Acquires Chase Communications

Big news yesterday in Public Relations and Marketing. Here is the full press release;
Photo by LEVICK - Julie Chase
LEVICK, one of the world’s leading independent strategic communications, public affairs, and business advisory consulting firms, today announced the acquisition of Chase Communications, a public relations and marketing communications firm co-headquartered in San Francisco and Washington, D.C. In addition to its footprint in crisis, corporate, and public affairs, Chase Communications has a strong portfolio and expertise across several disciplines, including healthcare, real estate development, and public affairs. Chase Communications maintains strong ties to business, civic, and government entities in both the Greater Washington Area and California.
“Julie Chase is a longstanding professional colleague of LEVICK, and she and her company are well known for their high quality work, expert representation, and outstanding client service,” said Richard S. Levick, Esq., Chairman and CEO of LEVICK. “We are delighted to welcome the Chase team to LEVICK, and know that our clients will benefit greatly from their experience.”
“LEVICK has an exceptional reputation in Washington and around the world for the firm’s work with major companies, countries, and crises in the highest-profile global matters,” added Julie Chase, formerly president and CEO of Chase Communications. “The integration of our companies will be a tremendous value-add for all of the clients we will now jointly serve.”
As a member of the LEVICK team, Ms. Chase will Chair the company’s Real Estate Practice and play an important role as a strategist and advisor on large company accounts.

Julie Chase formed Chase Communications in 1997 to provide public relations and marketing communications services to a diverse client base in real estate and healthcare. She has more than 25 years of experience in these areas, providing strategic advice and counsel in the areas of media relations and training, marketing, crisis planning, public affairs, and event management.

LEVICK welcomes Chase’s entire consulting team, including Felicia Brown, who will continue to manage the firm’s San Francisco office, where her team provides strategic communications services to west coast-based clients. Prior to joining Chase, Felicia served as events director at the San Francisco Business Times for more than 20 years.

Chase Communications’ Washington, DC office will integrate into LEVICK's office space and their San Francisco office will headquarter LEVICK’s west coast presence, further enhancing LEVICK’s growing North American presence (Washington, DC; New York, Chicago, San Francisco and Toronto). 
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