Joshua M. Peck oversees Duane Morris' strategic public relations program, creating and executing initiatives that build awareness of the firm in local, regional and national media outlets. He works with the media in synergy other marketing and business development efforts to increase brand recognition and drive business opportunities to Duane Morris. In addition to developing the firm's press and public relations strategy, Mr. Peck serves as the primary contact between the firm and the media. He creates and arranges press interviews, articles, and press tours. He regularly provides help to firm clients with crisis communications issues.
Mr. Peck has more than 30 years of combined corporate communications, journalism and public relations experience, including press relations with various levels of government and in politics, and has 17 years of experience with law firms. He came to Duane Morris from the CMO job at Hughes Hubbard & Reed, prior to which he served as Director of Media Relations with Kirkland & Ellis. He was formerly the head of the Public Relations staff at Jaffe Associates, the international law firm marketing and P.R. firm and was an award-winning journalist at Gannett Newspapers.
Mr. Peck studied journalism, political science, Russian and theater at the University of Michigan. He is founding president of the national Law Firm Media Professionals group and lectures for the Legal Marketing Association, other industry groups and academic institutions across the United States and in Europe.