Fisher & Associates, Inc.
Fisher & Associates, Inc. (F&A) was formed in 1978 by Robert J. Fisher, a veteran public relations and communications executive. Throughout the past four decades, the firm provides public relations and a full range of other communications services (i.e. marketing, advertising) to over 400 clients on local, regional, national, and/or international levels.
Although F&A is a full service communications firm which offers a wide variety of services (see Services section), it has a national reputation or is renowned for its expertise in:
Legal Profession Representation
F&A was one of the pioneers nationally in planning and implementing public relations and marketing, communications programs for the legal profession and is today arguably the most experienced firm in the country in this field. Since 1978, it has represented over 125 legal entities, including: attorneys, law firms, bar associations, bar review courses, lawyer referral services, etc. Mr. Fisher has authored numerous articles for national legal publications and has spoken or been a panelist at a wide variety of legal forums (including addressing the ABA's national convention). The Firm has provided communications support and media relations programs for dozens of trials, from those in local courts to U.S. Supreme Court cases (one involving the Iranian Hostages).
Crisis Communications Programs
F&A has been retained on both a spot and ongoing basis to plan and implement programs that have enabled its clients to handle, overcome, or cope with a highly negative situations. The Firm has won numerous awards for its crisis communications programs from local and national professional trade associations.
F&A's clientele has included numerous controversial businesses and individuals, both on national and international levels. The Firm has developed strategies and programs to offset their negative images and enable them to more effectively communicate. (As testimony to its acknowledged expertise, from the moment of the Simpson criminal verdict through the conclusion of the civil trial, Mr. Fisher was an expert media information source and/or analyst to media throughout the nation and in other parts of the world offering insight and analysis on both Mr. Simpson and his ongoing activities.)
Professional Service Marketing
F&A has had extensive experience in representing a wide variety of professionals, including: attorneys, doctors (physical and mental), architects, financial planners, accountants, stock brokers, educators, management consultants, trainers, authors, entertainers, real estate executives, life/business coaches, politicians etc.
F&A has planned and conducted over 200 news conferences throughout the United States and the world (e.g. London, Munich, Tel Aviv) for private (e.g. business and industry, nonprofit organizations) and public sector (e.g. state, county and city) clients. In addition, the firm has created and implemented many other types of press events to provide information to the press and generate media exposure.