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23 Mar 2017

VIDEO – Dezenhall speaks at George Mason University

March 2017 WATCH the first fifteen minutes of  Eric Dezenhall’s keynote address on character assassination and reputational politics at George Mason University. He explained to the audience that his job as a crisis management professional is to define realistic objectives and why reputational attacks are on the rise. Please watch in full-screen mode

21 Feb 2017

Biglaw Hacked: The Crisis Is Coming Morning Consult

In Morning Consult, Sam Jefferies examines recent revelations over data breaches at major law firms and the crisis response demanded for an industry that sells confidentiality as a core service. Read Full Article

13 Feb 2017

President Trump’s Tweets Have Companies Playing Defense The Wall Street Journal

Corporations, says Eric Dezenhall, must prepare how to handle a public attack from Trump in this recent Wall Street Journal story. Read the full article

01 Feb 2017

How CEOs Can Tame Trump and Protect Your Investments MarketWatch

Read why Eric Dezenhall states to MarketWatch that companies pushed back on Trump’s travel restrictions but have stayed largely silent on other issues. Read full article

23 Jan 2017

Trump’s Attacks on Outsourcing Put Companies on Guard The Wall Street Journal

Eric Dezenhall quoted in Wall Street Journal on companies that are not ready for Trump attacks on offshoring. Read the full article

13 Jan 2017

Corporations Can Learn From How Trump Handles Critics O'Dwyer's

Dezenhall Executive Vice President Steven Schlein says corporate America can learn from Donald Trump about how to manage critics. Read full article

13 Jan 2017

The Scandal Videos That Weren’t The Huffington Post

Voracious consumers of scandal need to know that hotly rumored “telltale optics” rarely lead anywhere. The recent leaking of a Russian intelligence memo to Buzzfeed purporting President-elect Trump observing lurid acts at a Moscow hotel is what Eric Dezenhall calls the oldest and cheapest dirty trick in the book. Read the article

04 Jan 2017

How Do Corporations Handle Trump’s Tweets? MSNBC

Eric Dezenhall joins Chuck Todd on Meet The Press Daily to discuss the options that companies have when they are under attack by President-elect Trump on Twitter. Watch the video

04 Jan 2017

‘Obama Out’: President ending reign as pop culture king AP

Eric Dezenhall quoted in AP story on the downside of Obama’s domination of pop-culture. Read the article 

12 Dec 2016

Yikes! Most CEOs aren’t prepared for Trump’s guerrilla-style attacks CNBC

What does big business hate? Controversy. In his latest piece, Dezenhall articulates his thoughts on how corporate America will handle being singled out by President/ President-elect Trump. Read the full article