Founded by Deborah Gaines in 2015, we tell compelling stories that differentiate and distinguish our clients.
Deborah Gaines, President
Deb has been called “the gold standard of communications consultants for law firms—intelligent and compelling.” Clients value her clarity, humor, and ability to seize the heart of the matter and create persuasive arguments on their behalf.
A graduate of Yale (B.A.) and Columbia (M.A.) universities, Deb started her career with a master’s degree in 17th century literature and a boundless enthusiasm for the written word. Her writing has been featured in The New Yorker, The American Lawyer, Salon, Huffington Post, and the New York Post, among others. After making the switch from journalism to marketing, she worked as head of communications for the New York Convention & Visitors Bureau and chief marketing officer for LeBoeuf, Lamb, Greene & MacRae. She is also a sought-after speaker and workshop facilitator.
OLIVIA RUBINO-FINN, PROJECT MANAGER
Olivia brings organization, precision, and exceptional language skills to her work for DGA. She has facilitated new websites for Lowenstein Sandler, McKool Smith, Adelphi University, and Vanderbilt University, among others. Olivia holds a B.A. (summa cum laude) from Rutgers University. In her free time, she contributes to a diverse array of theatrical pieces, from acclaimed Broadway productions to developmental labs and world premieres off-off-Broadway.
JOSH FRIEDLAND, WRITER
Josh’s recent clients include Boies Schiller Flexner, Lowenstein Sandler, and Pabst Patent Group. A graduate of UCLA (B.A. and M.A.), Josh served as consulting editor on the memoirs of Supreme Court Justice William J. Brennan Jr.
NAT SCHMOOKLER, WRITER
A graduate of Harvard, Nat has written brand stories for Silicon Valley startups and marketing copy for a wide range of businesses and websites. His clients include Hueston Hennigan and Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick.