Washington DC (PRWEB) March 10, 2009
Hellerman Baretz Communications (HBC) was recently honored by PR News with the award for Best Legal Press Release in 2008 during their annual Legal PR/Corporate Social Responsibility Awards luncheon at the National Press Club in Washington, DC.
Recognized for leveraging a survey and academia to own a niche market, the joint effort between HBC, Cornerstone Research, and Stanford University Law School's Securities Class Action Clearinghouse generated more than 60 media placements highlighting the group's annual report, Securities Class Action Filings: 2007 Year End Assessment.
Hellerman Baretz Communications (http://www.hellermanbaretz.com) creates PR-based business development campaigns that turn professionals' expertise into new business opportunities. The firm was recently named to Inc. Magazine's prestigious annual ranking of the 5,000 fastest growing private companies in the United States and received several awards in 2008 year for the firm's novel work in the legal industry, including honors by PR Week, the Legal Marketing Association, Bulldog Reporter, and The Communicator. Just recently, John Hellerman was recognized for his contribution to the PR industry by being named "Agency Executive of the Year" by PR News.
With offices in New York, Washington, and Richmond, the firm's services include practice group positioning and executive visibility campaigns, client development programs, and initiatives to support lateral acquisitions, mergers, and other strategic moves.
A complete list of the PR News Legal PR award winners can be found online at http://tinyurl.com/8csqxe.