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Erick Mullen

Erick Mullen

Managing Director

With a strong elite-level personal and professional network, Erick has provided his wide range of clients with award-winning political advertising, grasstops action against legislative and regulatory threats, crisis communications, and online reputation management.

Worked for several senior policymakers in the U.S. Congress, beginning with then-Congressman Leon Panetta, followed by Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer, Congressman John D. Dingell, and Senator Chuck Schumer

Prior to joining Mercury, Erick worked in public service and ran his own consultancy serving high profile Democrats

Consultant to Bill Bradley’s presidential campaign and Hillary Clinton’s first campaign for the Senate

Worked in Montenegro to help the country’s first president, Milo Djukanovic, manage his media and message

Represented General Wesley K. Clark and his political action committee WesPAC since 2004

Selected by the bipartisan and bicameral Congressional leadership to help produce the historic Joint Session of Congress at Ground Zero commemorating the first anniversary of the 9/11 attacks

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With more than two decades of experience in public service and consulting, Erick has developed a one-of-a kind value proposition by providing clients a tactically agnostic 360-degree perspective. Erick offers unique value opportunity with his strong elite-level personal and professional network. His commitment to candor, loyalty, accountability, and results means Erick is an experienced insider who doesn’t waste time guessing.  Erick manages crisis and litigation communications and government relations for top brands, celebrity artists, high net worth individuals and family offices. Prior to joining Mercury, Erick worked in public service and ran his own consultancy, serving high profile Democrats such as Leon Panetta, Steny Hoyer, John Dingell, John Lewis, Chuck Schumer, Bill Bradley, General Wes Clark, Hillary Clinton and candidates for high office across the country.

Erick serves on the Board of Trustees of the Lowell School, the Board of Directors of Plastics Free America and is a member of the John Carroll Society, Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels and Sons of the American Revolution and the University Club. A 1995 graduate of George Mason University, Erick and his wife live with their two daughters in Washington, D.C.