Veteran PR and Public Affairs Consultant Joins the Firm as Senior Vice President
Washington, D.C. – Mercury, a leading global, bipartisan public strategy firm, announced today that Jack Deschauer, who has spent decades advising major corporations, trade associations, global policymakers and leaders, has joined the firm as a Senior Vice President. Deschauer will be based in Mercury’s Washington, DC office.
“We are pleased to welcome Jack to the Mercury team,” said Mercury Partner John Lonergan. “Combining decades of experience managing a wide variety of public affairs campaigns and expertise as advisor to corporate, legal, and political leaders around the world, Jack will be a tremendous addition to the firm.”
Previously, Deschauer spent more than seven years at LEVICK Strategic Communications, where he managed the firm’s corporate practice and public affairs campaigns for large U.S. and international companies. Deschauer began his strategic communications career at Qorvis Communications in Washington DC, where he was the first non-founding employee of the firm.
Throughout his career, Deschauer has specialized in crisis communications, managing response campaigns for clients facing front page issues around the world. He has created many public relations campaigns for sovereign nations, including those designed specifically for American audiences. He has also served as a direct advisor to C-suite officers, ambassadors, and world-famous individuals.
“I am thrilled to join the world-class team of brilliant professionals at Mercury.” Deschauer said. “The firm’s reputation for producing results regarding the most high-stakes issues precedes itself and I am proud to join the organization.”
Mercury is a high-stakes, bipartisan public strategy firm. The firm provides a comprehensive suite of services that includes federal government relations, international affairs, digital influence, public opinion research, media strategy and a bipartisan grassroots mobilization network in all 50 states. Our firm is not just led by top talent — we distinguish ourselves by having senior talent deeply engaged in each project from start to finish, a promise we keep to clients. The firm has an established global presence, with U.S. offices in Washington, DC, New York, California, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Florida, and Tennessee, as well as international offices in London and Mexico City. Mercury is a part of the Omnicom Public Relations Group.
About Omnicom Public Relations Group
Omnicom Public Relations Group is a global collective of three of the top global public relations agencies worldwide and specialist agencies in areas including public affairs, marketing to women, global health strategy and corporate social responsibility. It encompasses more than 6,300 public relations professionals in more than 370 offices worldwide who provide their expertise to companies, government agencies, NGOs and nonprofits across a wide range of industries. Omnicom Public Relations Group delivers for clients through a relentless focus on talent, continuous pursuit of innovation and a culture steeped in collaboration. Omnicom Public Relations Group is part of the DAS Group of Companies, a division of Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE: OMC) that includes more than 200 companies in a wide range of marketing disciplines including advertising, public relations, healthcare, customer relationship management, events, promotional marketing, branding and research.