NEW YORK, October 9—Hill & Knowlton has named senior managing director Harlan Loeb has been named national director of the agency’s litigation asset group. Loeb, who is based in Chicago, replaces Mike Buckley, who left earlier this year to become a partner in the New York office of Brunswick Group. Loeb will head a team of 20 professionals spanning the agency’s New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Houston and Tampa offices.
“Harlan has proven himself an effective senior counselor for a number of our key clients, and has demonstrated an ability to work effectively with other litigation professionals across our US network,” says Harlan Teller, executive vice president and director of the firm’s worldwide corporate practice. “His ability to deal credibly with both inside and outside legal counsel, his balance of legal background and communications skills and his strength in marketing our services and generating intellectual capital make him an excellent choice to move forward our national litigation effort.”
Loeb joined H&K in April 2000 and has worked on complex litigation matters with multinational and Fortune 100 companies. Prior to joining the firm, Loeb was midwest regional counsel for the Anti-Defamation League, where he covered six regional offices and 15 states. Harlan directed all of the regional litigation activities of the League, influencing the tenor of all ADL litigation communications.