Thom Weidlich, New York

Thom Weidlich is a Managing Director of PRCG Haggerty specializing in litigation communications, crisis management and media-relations strategy. He joined the firm from Sitrick & Company, a nationally known crisis and bankruptcy communications firm. Prior to this, Thom was a longtime reporter for Bloomberg News, where he covered bankruptcy, securities cases, structured-finance litigation, and the federal courthouses in Manhattan and Brooklyn.

A journalist for more than 20 years, Thom previously had been a reporter at The National Law Journal and PRWeek magazine. He also had been a freelance journalist, writing for The New York Times, ABA Journal and other media outlets. He holds a M.A. in History from Columbia University and a B.A. in Liberal Arts from The New School in New York. He was a 2010 fellow in the Journalist Law School program at Loyola Law School in Los Angeles. In 2001, he won the Bertrand Russell Society book award for his book on the British philosopher, published the previous year.