John Hellerman – Hellerman Baretz Communications

Practice/Organization Description

Hellerman Baretz Communications ( is an award-winning corporate communications agency specializing in thought leadership and branded content development, reputation management, and revenue growth for the world’s leading law, consulting, healthcare, and financial services firms. Recently, John Hellerman and Spencer Baretz were recognized in the National Law Journal’s inaugural list of “50 Business of Law Trailblazers & Pioneers.” The firm was also named “Best Blog for an Agency/Consultancy,” “Boutique Agency of the Year,” and “Small Agency of the Year” by Bulldog Reporter, “Best PR Firm” and “Best Crisis Management Firm” in Washington, DC’s Legal Times, and “Best Crisis Management Firm” and “Best Social Media Consultant” nationally by the National Law Journal.

Honors and Awards


• Named to the National Law Journal's "50 Business of Law Trailblazers & Pioneers" (2013)

• Columbia College - Alumni of the Year (2011)

• Conference Co-Chair, LMA International Conference (April 2009)

• PR News Agency Executive of the Year (2008)

• Fellow of the College of Law Practice Management

• Called “Mastermind" and "Superstar" by PR News

• Called “PR whiz” by Law Practice Management

• Called “Top media relations pro” by PRWeek


• Bulldog Reporter Digital/Social PR Award: Best Blog

• Bulldog Reporter Stars of PR Award: Boutique Agency of the Year

• Gold Sabre Highly Recommended

• Ragan's PR Daily Award: Best Crisis Management

• National Law Journal's "Best Crisis Management Firm" (National)

• National Law Journal's "Best Social Media Consultant" (National)

• National Law Journal/Legal Times' "Best PR Firm" (DC)

• National Law Journal/Legal Times' "Best Crisis Management Firm" (DC)



5335 Wisconsin Ave NW
Suite 640
Washington, DC 20015, United States

  • 202-841-8153

Areas of Practice
  • Business Development
  • Legal Marketing
  • Training & Education
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