For hundreds of years, the savviest businesses have hired others to shape the way they are perceived by the world. To accomplish their commercial goals. To build and defend their reputations.
To stand above the crowd.

We’re steeped in this heritage.


Communications Advisors. Stand Above.


Charlie Chaplin and Douglas Fairbanks, hired to drum up support for WWI Liberty Bonds, draw tens of thousands to Wall Street. (1918)

About us

Baretz+Brunelle is a strategic communications and digital marketing agency. We help businesses in the legal and financial industries Stand Above.

Our clients are elite law firms. Top financial advisors. Well-known corporations. Technology innovators. Business pioneers. Our mission is to help them be more respected, trusted and remembered.

We have been named the “Best PR Firm in the U.S. for Law Firms” by The National Law Journal, the “Best PR Firm for Law Firms” by The New York Law Journal, the “Best Crisis Management Firm” by Legal Times, a “Leading PR Firm for Hedge Funds” by Hedge Fund Alert and “Top Places to Work” by PRNews.

Using a variety of innovative tactics tied directly to business strategy, we help our clients break through the clutter to showcase their expertise, demonstrate their value and influence their markets.

For nearly 20 years, we have helped our clients build brands, announce mergers and other transactions, raise the profile of practice groups and top rainmakers, launch new practices, promote new office openings, provide litigation support, protect reputations and navigate crises.

Above all else, we are laser-focused on developing creative strategies that achieve business goals.


  • Business development-focused communications

    PR and Media Relations / Content Creation / Digital Marketing and SEO Optimization / Social Media Management / Thought Leadership / Data-Based Surveys and Reports / Awards and Rankings / Academic and Strategic Alliance Campaigns

  • Content Creation

    Professional Bios and Practice Group Descriptions / Articles, Case Studies, Blog Postings / Client Alerts and Q&As / Awards and Rankings / Industry and Practice Reports / Leadership Communications / Web Copy / Graphic Design and Creative Services

  • Litigation PR and Crisis Communications

  • Corporate and Financial Communications

    Transactional / Special Situations / General Corporate

  • Pro Bono Support

    Learn about our pro bono partners here.

Our people

Spencer Baretz, Founding Partner

Spencer Baretz

Founding Partner

Cari Brunelle, Founding Partner

Cari Brunelle

Founding Partner

Jason Milch, Partner

Jason Milch


Kenneth Gary, Partner

Kenneth Gary


Kelsey Nason, Partner

Kelsey Nason


Amy Hanan, Chief Digital Officer

Amy Hanan

Chief Digital Officer

John Ford, Managing Director<span class='hide-title'>, Editorial Services</span>

John Ford

Managing Director, Editorial Services

Nathan Jenks, Managing Director

Nathan Jenks

Managing Director

Molly Doherty, Director

Molly Doherty


Zinie Sampson, Director

Zinie Sampson


Clay Steward, Director

Clay Steward


Jennifer Gronwaldt, Director

Jennifer Gronwaldt


Nick Mamouzellos, Director, Digital Marketing

Nick Mamouzellos

Director, Digital Marketing

Wayne Pollock, Director

Wayne Pollock


Leora Goldfarb, Senior Associate

Leora Goldfarb

Senior Associate

Jessica Klein, Senior Associate

Jessica Klein

Senior Associate

Lauren French, Senior Associate

Lauren French

Senior Associate

Lilly Scheibelhut, Associate, Creative Services

Lilly Scheibelhut

Associate, Creative Services

Caroline Rodman, Associate

Caroline Rodman


Poonam Jain, Chief Operating Officer

Poonam Jain

Chief Operating Officer

Contact us


100 William Street
18th Floor
New York, NY 10038


646 386 7995

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