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At Lawless Comms, our team has decades of success serving in top Corporate Communications roles at Fortune 500 public and private companies. From the most complex reputational and brand issues to routine transaction communications and thought leadership and ESG programs, our decades of knowledge and expertise produce significant results.
We are thoughtful storytellers, helping our clients tell their authentic story that cuts through the noise. We understand the industry and quickly work to understand your strategy and vision, advising you on the right solution.
Now we are bringing that same expertise to serve companies in animal health and nutrition, veterinary, and food production - the industries where our passion and purpose intersect.

We've been there - and we can help you too.     

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Consulting Services



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From Mergers and Acquisitions, Divestures, Integrations, IPOs and everything in between, our experienced team of corporate communications experts can help you make the most of your transaction with the audiences that matter most - employees, investors, customers, and traditional and social media. 



Balanced and creative communications counsel is paramount in preventing an issue from turning into a crisis. Our team can provide a range of advice on reputational and product issues, one-time incidents and ongoing investigations or regulatory activity. Perspective is key. We bring it...along with forward-looking communications strategy for a fresh take on opportunities to engage. 

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In today's world, employees and stakeholders want to hear directly from leadership on today's topics and issues. We ensure you never miss an opportunity to build your brand through thought leadership. And we approach executive communications holistically, advising CEOs, C-suite executives and Communications Departments on the full spectrum of Corporate Communications.

Our Approach


Our Approach 

We approach every project with a mix of Purpose + Passion. Our Purpose is clear - helping enhance and protect your corporate reputation while building trust with those that matter most - employees, customers and stakeholders. And we're passionate about helping the people in the industries that make our lives better - animal health and nutrition, veterinary, and food production.


About Us

Julie Lawless 
Founder and President 

For over two decades, Founder Julie Lawless has helped shape some of the world's most successful businesses as an executive in Corporate Communications, including Elanco Animal Health, Mars Petcare and Nissan and Infiniti. Julie's transformative career took flight at Elanco, where she established the Corporate Affairs function, pioneered Corporate Social Responsibility and ESG initiatives, and deftly managed Elanco's IPO and the acquisition of Bayer Animal Health. Her roles at Mars Petcare honed her expertise in crisis management while revealing her passion for organizations that leverage the healing power of pets and began her career at Nissan and Infiniti where she gained a broad spectrum of communication skills.


Beyond her corporate career, Julie is a dedicated advocate for the Human-Animal Bond and serves on several nonprofit boards, including Banfield Foundation and previously on Pet Partners. Her remarkable influence earned her recognition as a "Woman of Influence" by Pet Age Magazine in 2021.

In 2022, Julie founded Lawless Strategic Communications, driven by her vision to provide corporate communication counsel to companies serving animals and their human companions. She brings her extensive experience and a purpose-driven approach to make a positive impact in the animal health, veterinary, and food production industries.

Now, she and her team of experts can help you with the full spectrum of Corporate Communications - from M&A and Transaction Communications, Executive and Internal Communications, Thought Leadership, Issues Management and Crisis Communications, to Social Impact Communications and ESG.

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