Lanny J. Davis
Lanny J. Davis is co-founder and partner of the law firm Davis Goldberg & Galper PLLC and co-founder and partner of Trident DMG.
Lanny is a lawyer, crisis manager, consultant, author, and television commentator providing strategic counsel to clients under scrutiny on crisis management and legal issues by combining legal, media, and political strategies. He develops and manages communications programs around litigation and crises to protect brands and reputations. He is often called to serve as an on-camera spokesperson on behalf of an individual or corporation.
Lanny represents individuals, countries, and companies in high-stakes global crises, litigation, government investigations, and crisis management. He has conceived, created, and led media strategies for clients that have included CEOs, sports celebrities, political leaders, world leaders, and both U.S. and international companies. He has handled the cases of public figures from Martha Stewart to Dan Snyder, companies from Whole Foods to Starbucks, and political figures from President Bill Clinton to Representative Charlie Rangel.
Lanny graduated from Yale Law School, where he won the prestigious Thurman Arnold Moot Court prize and served on the Yale Law Journal. A graduate of Yale College, he served as chairman of the Yale Daily News. Lanny is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia and Connecticut and before the Supreme Court of the United States and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.