Tom Orewyler Communications

Tom Orewyler Communications


Tom Orewyler, Principal

Tom Orewyler counsels clients on strategic communications and marketing in high-stakes environments. For the last 15 years, he has developed successful programs in thought leadership, reputation management, digital and social media, internal communications, content marketing, public relations, multichannel marketing, issues management, crisis communications and executive communications.

Tom is a trained advocate and problem-solver. He began his career as a journalist and lawyer in Los Angeles. Later, he led the communications teams at elite, global firms that include Davis Polk & Wardwell, Debevoise & Plimpton, and Simpson Thacher & Bartlett. 

Tom works with clients in industries that include legal/professional services, banking and financial services, asset management, real estate, technology, healthcare and pharmaceuticals, insurance, energy, retail, higher education, and industrials and manufacturing. He enjoys relationships with a range of Tier-1 business reporters in media outlets worldwide.

His recently published articles include "Measuring the Value of a Law Firm's Social Media Efforts" (Law360, June 6, 2019);  "Four PR Strategies to Build Awareness" (Bloomberg Big Law Business, April 24, 2019); "Four Ways to Differentiate Your Firm Through Effective Thought Leadership" (, March 22, 2019);  "Firms Can Leverage Communications When Economy is Slow" (Law360, March 18, 2019); and "Why 'GC' Should Mean 'Great Communicator'" (Corporate Counsel magazine, Dec. 7, 2018). 

Tom earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Los Angeles, and his J.D. from Pepperdine University.



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