NEW YORK, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MWW (www.mww.com), one of the top-five global independent public relations firms, today announced that Arthur Schwartz has joined MWW as senior vice president and managing director of the firm's corporate communications practice. Schwartz, who will be based in the New York office, brings extensive experience advising clients in highly regulated industries. Schwartz has worked with and advised Republicans at the state and federal level, and brings to MWW relationships with some of the most influential members of the GOP. In his new role, Schwartz will be in charge of strategic consulting and communications, government affairs, crisis management and litigation strategy for MWW's corporate clients.
"Arthur has served as a respected advisor to some of the highest profile C-Suite executives in the country," said Michael W. Kempner, president and CEO, MWW. "Arthur brings a unique understanding of the law and corporate communications, and will be a valuable addition to our reputation management team."
Prior to joining MWW, Schwartz served as a special strategic advisor to Maurice R. Greenberg, the chairman and chief executive officer of C. V. Starr & Co., Inc., where he advised the CEO on all aspects of strategic communications, political activities, government affairs, lobbying and crisis management. Schwartz previously worked as a name partner of a Washington, D.C. based consulting firm advising professional services corporations on matters involving their strategic growth and expansion.
Schwartz received his law degree, with honors, from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, where he was a published editor for the Cardozo Law Review. He earned his undergraduate degree from the State University of New York at Albany.
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