While every company and organization faces a unique set of challenges, Gogerty Marriott has spent the last 30 years helping clients successfully navigate the shifting landscape of public affairs. Included here are a few case studies of recent campaigns.
In a rapidly changing competitive landscape, challenge and opportunity are always present. For more than a decade, AT&T and Gogerty Marriott have worked together to strengthen the company’s position in public policy by building on the legacy and reputation of an innovative company and highlighting AT&T’s investments in American infrastructure and leadership in the development of new technology.
In the midst of a heated election year and partisan fights over energy and climate change, Gogerty Marriott worked to find the intersection of values and build a campaign centered on a message capable of cutting through the partisan noise. Emphasizing national security and the power of American self-sufficiency, Pickens championed The Pickens Plan across the country in television, print and online.
In 1996, Seattle Seahawks owners announced plans to move the team to California. Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen stepped forward and said he would purchase the team if the state would enter into a public-private partnership to build a new stadium facility. The measure would require a statewide vote to allow public participation in financing.
Health care has in recent years been one of the most contentious issues in our government, news and society. We have decades of experience helping health care providers and insurers navigate an extremely broad range of complex and controversial issues that are invariably of great public interest.
On January 31, 2000, David Marriott received a call from long-time client Alaska Airlines with the horrifying news that Flight 261 had crashed into the Pacific Ocean off the coast of California. Marriott was placed in charge of media response efforts at headquarters including oversight of two call centers handling the immediate and intense media inquiries and updates.
Early in November 2007 the father of Amanda Knox called Gogerty Marriott to ask for assistance with the barrage of media calls the family was getting from around the world. His daughter, Amanda, had been arrested and imprisoned in Perugia, Italy for the murder of her British flat mate, Meredith Kercher.