Harlan Loeb joins PRCG as Senior Counselor



Renowned attorney & communicator is a leader in reputation, crisis response and litigation communications

PRCG is pleased to announce that Harlan Loeb, a widely recognized expert on reputation management, crisis communications, and litigation communications, has joined PRCG | Haggerty LLC and PRCG | Sports as a Senior Counselor to the firm.

An attorney by training, Harlan served for more than a decade as the Global Practice Chair, Crisis & Reputation Risk at Edelman, the largest public relations firm in the world. He also served in senior roles at FTI Consulting and Hill & Knowlton, among other prominent firms.

“Harlan and I have known each other and collaborated for many years,” PRCG CEO James F. Haggerty said. “He is the best in the business, and we look forward to strengthening our relationship in 2024 and beyond.”

Based in Chicago, Harlan has vast experience as a senior advisor to boards and executive leadership teams on high-profile organizational risk, reputation risk resilience, crisis management, complex litigation, corporate transformation, government investigations, and public affairs. Over the past 23 years, Harlan has led client engagements with exceptional outcomes for more than 70 clients across a range of industries, including global financial services, manufacturing, sports, transportation, technology, and healthcare. He has managed numerous cyber security events, Federal Corrupt Practices Act litigation strategy for the largest retailer in the United States, complex restructuring events, and executive leadership teams’ risk resilience audits.

Harlan has been ranked by Law Dragon and Chambers and Partners as one of the top strategic communications professionals in the United States. In 2018, Adweek opined: “When brands have a crisis, they call the Winston Wolfe of public relations, Harlan Loeb.”

A graduate of Vassar College and the University of Minnesota Law School, Harlan is admitted to practice law in Illinois and Wisconsin, and teaches “Crisis & The Court of Public Opinion,” as an Adjunct Professor at Northwestern University’s Pritzker Law School.