Jonathan Ringel bases his public relations work on his 26 years as a journalist, during which he wrote and edited thousands of articles about virtually every area of law, from decisions before the U.S. Supreme Court to major M&A transactions to the business and leadership of law firms.
This experience helps Jonathan get to the heart of our clients’ strategic content goals. Through patient, friendly interviews, he gleans clients’ most important insights in order to craft speeches and thought leadership pieces for key news outlets, blogs and other publications.
His approach also reveals the most compelling aspects of clients’ successes, which Jonathan highlights in award nominations and biographies. Submissions Jonathan has prepared have won clients awards from The American Lawyer, the Daily Report, The National Law Journal, Americas M&A Atlas, the Birmingham Business Journal and Virginia Lawyers Weekly.
As an extended member of our Crisis and Litigation Communications team, Jonathan also applies his journalism experience to training clients for media interviews. He teaches chief executive officers, general counsel and other company spokespeople how to anticipate reporters’ toughest questions and respond with confidence.
Jonathan graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with undergraduate degrees in economics from The Wharton School and American history from the College of Arts and Sciences. He received his master’s degree in Business Administration from Emory University’s Goizueta Business School.
As managing editor of the Daily Report legal newspaper in Atlanta, Jonathan’s coverage of the annual Legal Food Frenzy fundraiser helped raise more than $4.2 million, or 16 million meals, for Georgia’s food banks.
Jonathan serves on the planning committee for the annual Georgia Bar Media Judiciary Conference and has moderated panels on voting rights, sports law and the legal lessons from the Holocaust.
When he isn’t working, Jonathan spends time with his wife and two daughters. He also enjoys movies, history, baseball, stargazing, tennis, snow skiing and hiking.