Public relations and crisis communications capabilities have become an essential tool in the litigator’s toolbox. When counseling a corporate client on matters such as government investigations, products liability claims, whistleblower allegations, among others, protecting your clients’ reputation is critical to minimize or eliminate their exposure.

But developing a public relations strategy under the demands of high stakes litigation is no simple feat, requiring expert coordination across legal, corporate communications and others to ensure success. Let’s break down the facts (and fiction) of litigation public relations.