Leads the firm’s global Crisis and Issues Management practice, helping clients prepare for, manage and recover from periods of intense scrutiny or critical moments of change.
Provides senior-level communications and reputational counsel on high-stakes litigation, compliance and regulatory matters, enforcement actions, labor and employment, cybersecurity, and recall and safety issues.
Significant experience across the media, automotive, financial services, technology, entertainment, consumer goods and healthcare industries, among others.
Led communications for a leading foreign policy organization dealing with European-American political and economic relations.
Was a teacher of business English in Japan.
Enjoys Western living as a 4th generation Californian and co-founder of the firm’s Los Angeles office.
Jeff McAndrews currently co-leads the firm’s global Crisis and Issues Management practice.
Jeff has more than 25 years of experience developing and executing targeted communications campaigns designed to advance his clients’ business and brand objectives. He specializes in crisis management, corporate reputation, litigation and regulatory support, media relations, CEO and employee communications and cybersecurity. He has provided communications counsel to global corporations as well as small to mid-sized clients across the automotive, financial services, technology, media & entertainment, consumer goods and healthcare industries, among others.
In 2022 he was recognized by Chambers & Partners with a Band 1 ranking for Crisis PR & Communications and has twice been named one of the Global 100 Leaders in Legal Strategy & Consulting by Lawdragon.
Previously, Jeff managed communications for a leading foreign policy organization and was an instructor of business English in Japan. He is a graduate of Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service.