Legal PR and marketing agency Jaffe is under the new ownership of Vivian Hood, Terry M. Isner and Melinda Wheeler, who assume the positions as presidents of the 35-year-old, award-winning law firm and marketing and public relations agency following the acquisition and purchase of Jaffe Associates Inc. from the estate of Jay M. Jaffe.
The new company shall remain named Jaffe Associates. The trio has been responsible for leading the daily operations and managing the business of the agency since the death of the agency’s founder and CEO, Jay M. Jaffe, Nov. 21, 2012.
Vivian Hood, president, public relations, manages the relationships between Jaffe’s staff and clients. She has worked at Jaffe for more than 17 years, managing and implementing effective senior-level legal PR campaigns for law firm clients. She has served in an executive leadership position with Jaffe for three years.
Terry M. Isner, president, marketing and business development, has more than 12 years of experience with Jaffe in an executive leadership position, serving as a business and marketing strategist and creative director for Jaffe and Jaffe’s clients.
Melinda Wheeler, president, finance and operations, has administered the agency’s finances and managed the business operations for Jaffe in an executive leadership position for more than eight years.
“Jaffe is known for helping law firms adapt to the changes in the legal industry, and we look forward to helping lead our clients through their business challenges for many more years now. The opportunities that exist for law firms to advance their public reputations are limited only by their own boundaries, and we are here to help knock down those walls,” said Rehoboth resident Isner.
Jaffe is the legal industry’s full-service marketing and public relations agency. Devoted solely to law firms, legal vendors and legal associations, the agency is a recipient of a Ragan and PR Daily 2013 Ace Agency Award and 2014 and 2013 Legal Marketing Association Your Honor Awards and was named by the National Law Journal as the industry’s Best Social Media Consultant in 2012 and 2013 and a Top Social Media, PR and Business Development Consultant in 2014.