About Peter Mirijanian

Before starting PMPA, Mirijanian was a principal and Vice President of the DCS Group where he directed and implemented crisis and litigation communications efforts, with a primary focus on national media, on behalf of corporate clients and law firms on a variety of high profile topics, including class action suits, proposed corporate mergers, international trade disputes, casino gaming and public health issues.

Utilizing decade-long relationships with the national press corps, Mirijanian initiated and managed the media coverage and editorials that have appeared in national outlets, including The Washington Post, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, along with the broadcast networks. He has also devised and executed media tours, editorial board meetings and talk radio campaigns for clients in markets across the country.

Mirijanian managed the media inquiries and served as spokesperson for attorney Jack Quinn who represented Marc Rich in his pardon appeal to former President Clinton.

He is a public relations/crisis communications commentator in national publications, for NBC's Today Show, MSNBC's Hardball with Chris Matthews, and the FOX News Channel.

Previously, Mirijanian worked for three years in corporate advocacy as a Senior Counselor at Powell Tate, and led non-profit media campaigns while at Fenton Communications. He has served on the national advance staffs of the Dukakis/Bentsen '88 campaign, Clinton/Gore '92 and '96 campaigns, the Gore/Lieberman 2000 campaign, and has also assumed advance assignments for former Vice President Gore, having traveled domestically, and internationally to Denmark and Japan, in that capacity.

Mirijanian has served as a spokesperson for the Women's College Coalition and, in 1997, was a political advisor, along with Stephen Hess of the Brookings Institution, to Anna Deveare Smith's theatrical production of "House Arrest" at Washington's Arena Stage.

He has worked as a political media consultant, was Northeast Regional Coordinator for People for the American Way, the non-profit constitutional liberties organization and, in 1984, was a press aide in the office of Senator Edward M. Kennedy.

Mirijanian graduated magna cum laude from Drew University and earned a Master of Arts in Public Policy [M.P.P.] from Georgetown University.

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