|ROBERT H. BORK, JR., IS AN experienced advocate specializing in the development and implementation of communication strategies in support of litigation and legal policy. In his many years of experience managing the public environment surrounding high-risk, high-profile litigation, he has worked on behalf of CEOs and general counsel of major U.S. and international corporate clients and their lawyers.
Mr. Bork is "considered a pioneer in the area of litigation PR," according to PR Week. He has designed strategies in some of the most important cases and policy battles in recent years. Mr. Bork's experience includes directing the litigation pr strategy for the former manufacturers of lead pigment, the national media campaign in support of ProComp, a coalition of hi-tech companies supporting the U.S. government's position in the Microsoft antitrust case, and the national earned media campaign of a large coalition of corporate general counsel seeking broad federal legal reform in Congress in the mid-1990s.
Mr. Bork regularly advises corporate counsel on a wide range of civil and criminal litigation including antitrust, product liability, intellectual property, securities fraud, economic espionage, white collar crime, mergers and acquisitions, First Amendment and employment discrimination. His work has been on behalf of clients in the automobile industry, pharmaceuticals, computers, software, chemicals, railroads, franchising, telecommunications, insurance, health-care, and former manufacturers of lead pigment. He has been engaged to counsel clients at every stage of litigation, from pre-litigation through appeals up to and including the Supreme Court of the United States.
"Bob Bork is not only one of the leaders in litigation communication he is also one of the top public relations strategists in the country," said Steven B. Hantler, assistant general counsel at DaimlerChrysler.
Mr. Bork has broad public policy experience in government and in journalism. He served as special assistant to United States Trade Representative Carla A. Hills. Earlier, Mr. Bork served as special assistant to U.S. Senator Gordon Humphrey and was a visiting fellow at The Heritage Foundation. As a journalist, he covered international economics at U.S. News and World Report, was managing editor of the quarterly journal Regulation, and worked as a reporter at Forbes, the Detroit Free Press, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram and at the Miami Herald. Mr. Bork was graduated from Carleton College with a degree in history. He was a Herbert J. Davenport Fellow in Business and Economic Journalism at the University of Missouri School of Journalism.