Clinton ally Lanny Davis starting new DC firms

Clinton ally Lanny Davis starting new DC firms
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Lanny Davis, a Democratic consultant close to Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonGrassley blasts Democrats over unwillingness to probe Clinton GOP lawmakers cite new allegations of political bias in FBI Top intel Dem: Trump Jr. refused to answer questions about Trump Tower discussions with father MORE, is leaving the PR firm Levick to establish his own business ventures. 

His move comes two months after the departure of former Rep. Connie Mack (R-Fla.), who left Levick after it announced a round of layoffs.

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“After nearly two years affiliating my law firm with the great strategic communications firm of Levick, I have decided to reestablish an independent firm,” Davis said in a statement. “I will be starting new law and PR firms to continue to integrate law, media, and politics into solutions for clients.”

Davis said that his new firm, to be called Davis Goldberg & Galper, would feature former colleagues Adam Goldberg and Josh Galper, whom he had worked with at another firm. Goldberg served as a White House special associate counsel to former President Clinton and Galper works as a general counsel and chief policy officer for a tech company called Personal.

The new PR new firm, which is called Trident DMG, is a partnership with Eleanor McManus, who has worked with Davis since 2010 and previously served as a senior producer for CNN’s "Larry King Live."

Davis is also a columnist with The Hill.

“We are grateful to Levick and will continue to use Levick as trusted friends and experts to support our work,” Davis said. 

Levick’s founder and CEO, Richard Levick, also said in a statement that the two would continue a working relationship.

“Levick is grateful to Lanny Davis for the important contributions he has made to our firm during the past two years. We have worked extensively together to expand Levick’s client service offerings abroad and my colleagues have appreciated the dedication and expertise Lanny has brought to every engagement,” he said. 

“We look forward to continuing to work with Lanny and his new team as he expands the depth and breadth of his law practice in the weeks and months ahead.”