James F. Haggerty named by Business Insider as Top U.S. Crisis Pro



James F. Haggerty, PRCG CEO, ranked by publication as one of the "top crisis pros across the US"

Leading business publication Business Insider has named PRCG CEO James F. Haggerty as one of the top crisis communications professionals in the United States.

According to the media outlet: “Insider identified 18 top crisis-PR pros across the US, based on their clients, influence, and impact. To choose the people on this list, we spoke with journalists, clients, and in-house PR staff who often work with crisis firms.”

Haggerty, an attorney and communications professional for more than 25 years, was also recognized as an author of two of the most notable books in the field: In the Court of Public Opinion: Winning Strategies for Litigation Communications (2022), and Chief Crisis Officer: Structure and Leadership for Effective Litigation Response (2023), both published by Hart + Harvest Press.

The publication also cites Haggerty leadership as President of the Crisis Protection Network, an association of senior-level crisis counselors in 16 cities across the globe.

According to the article:

The defining element of crisis comms today is “speed,” Haggerty noted. “For some organizations, every media call or social post is a crisis. But you must understand the context and ultimate impact before reacting.”

The full Business Insider article can be found here.