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Dan Wilson

Dan Wilson

Managing Director

Dan Wilson is a Managing Director at Mercury in Washington, DC, focusing on media strategy for the firm’s robust public affairs practice.

Guides companies and organizations through complex policy battles

Ranked by LawDragon as a top crisis communicator

Won award from major healthcare industry association

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Dan Wilson is a Managing Director at Mercury in Washington, D.C., where he works as a national media and messaging strategist who has shaped the communications environment for many of the firm’s top clients for the past ten years. He has helped companies and organizations wage complex policy battles and guided them through communications crises that pose reputational and business threats.

Dan helps clients make the news cycle work for them, establishing trust and credibility with an extensive network of media contacts, including the highly specialized “vertical media” platforms that have become important drivers of the broader conversation.

Before joining Mercury, Dan spent more than five years at a leading Washington public relations firm, working on behalf of a diverse group of clients, including advocacy groups, best-selling authors, and political campaigns. The Washington Post said he and his colleagues were “very, very good at encouraging, advising, cajoling and marketing their clients.”