• Helping Public Affairs Clients Achieve Results Since 1988


Public Strategies, Inc., one of the Hill+Knowlton Strategies companies, offers clients experience and insight into how to create a data-driven public affairs campaign that will achieve results at the legislative and regulatory levels. We help clients understand what drives audiences’ perceptions and attitudes so that clients can build trust through reputation management, public awareness, targeted advocacy and audience engagement.



Advocacy & Public Affairs

Crisis Communications

Business Intelligence

Corporate Communications

Digital Strategies

Who We Are

Almost three decades ago, Public Strategies, Inc., created the public affairs model that has become the standard for today. Beginning with numerous statewide campaigns, our firm successfully worked with corporations and associations to achieve results by applying a political campaign focus to their corporate initiatives.

We pride ourselves on being the most-trusted communications adviser for our clients, using our deep roots in public affairs, grassroots and mobilization to truly lead the conversation about our clients’ goals.

Fifth Seat


When faced with significant strategic decisions, companies traditionally turn to four advisors: legal counsel, investment bankers, management consultants and forensic accountants. Each is trusted to review their area of expertise, but none factor public trust into their final analysis.


We fill a Fifth Seat® in your boardroom – helping transform your corporate reputation into
a competitive advantage.

A company’s reputation has emerged as a critical, but often untapped corporate asset.  We fill the Fifth Seat® at the board room table, addressing the potential risk and reward associated with corporate reputation. We provide our clients with an analytical framework for measuring the impact a company’s reputation has on its business goals. And we help our clients use those insights to gain competitive advantage.