Daniel O’Donnell is an Associate at Brunswick Group, the international corporate communications consultancy. Since joining Brunswick in 2008, his work has focused on litigation, crises and issues management, mostly for clients in the financial services and energy and natural resources industries. His experience has included developing and executing communications strategies to address financial regulatory reform changes, FCPA and other government investigations, and multiple high-profile litigation matters. His work has spanned the US, Canada, Europe and Asia-Pacific regions.
From 2012 to 2014, Daniel was Chief of Staff to Susan Gilchrist, Brunswick’s Group Chief Executive, while she was based in New York. In addition to client work, during this time he supported firm-wide projects and business development initiatives, working closely with senior leadership across Brunswick’s 22 offices in 13 countries. He has also contributed to the Brunswick Review, the firm’s journal of corporate communications and corporate relations, and for a time helped lead the New York internship program.
Daniel is a two-time graduate of the University of Alabama. In 2004 he earned a B.S. in accounting, summa cum laude, from UA’s Culverhouse College of Commerce and Business Administration. In 2008 he completed his M.A. in communications from UA’s College of Communications and Information Sciences, where he was recognized that year as the outstanding graduate student in advertising and public relations. He was also a winner of the Arthur W. Page Society’s 2008 Case Study Competition.