BALTIMORE, April 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Award-winning Baltimore-based agency, Clapp Communications, is pleased to announce the addition of another new client, one more indication of the agency's continued growth this year. Clapp Communications will represent Towson-based law firm, Smith, Gildea & Schmidt, LLC for all their public relations needs.
Clapp Communications will work to promote the extensive growth the firm has experienced in recent years, expanding into new offices, building out the litigation arm of the firm, taking on increasingly high profile cases, and bringing on former Baltimore County Executive, Jim Smith and former Assistant U.S. Attorney, Ray Shepard.
"We are thrilled that Smith, Gildea & Schmidt has selected our firm to manage their public relations needs," said Barb Clapp, President and CEO of Clapp Communications. "Smith, Gildea & Schmidt is one of the most highly-regarded law firms in the Mid-Atlantic, and we look forward to being a part of their team as they experience continued growth."
Smith, Gildea & Schmidt is a regional law firm with 13 lawyers whose practice areas include complex civil litigation, land use, estates and trusts, False Claims Act and Qui Tam litigation, business law, governmental affairs, and domestic relations, among others. The firm's clients range from multinational corporations to individuals with particular legal needs. The practice encompasses most of the jurisdictions in the State of Maryland and the complex civil litigation section has vast courtroom experience in both the federal and state courts.
Established in 2001, the firm was named an "influential law firm" by The Baltimore Sun last year and attorney Jim Smith was recognized by The Daily Record for the Leadership in Law Award in 2011.
About Clapp Communications
Clapp Communications is a full-service marketing agency, whose expertise spans public affairs, media planning and buying, brand development, public relations, event planning, marketing strategy and product launch, as well as creative development. Clapp Communications is customer service driven and tailors individual programs to meet clients' needs. Customers consist of local, regional and large national brands in sectors including education, healthcare, government, associations, non-profit, corporate, hospitality and economic development.
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