Peter Mirijanian serves as Senior Advisor of HillStaffer. He also serves as the founder and president of PMPA. Mr. Mrijanian has over 25 years of experience leading public relations, media relations, and crisis & litigation communications campaigns for Fortune 500 corporations, international trade associations, and law firms. Mr. Mirijanian’s primary focus is on national media and includes a variety of high profile matters including class action lawsuits, proposed corporate mergers, international trade disputes, casino gaming and public health issues with particular emphasis in the consumer affairs, telecom, financial services, and healthcare sectors.
Utilizing decade-long relationships with the national press corps, Mr. Mirijanian has initiated and managed media coverage and editorials that have appeared in national outlets, including The Washington Post, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Reuters, Associated Press, Bloomberg, Dow Jones, Telecommunications Daily, Politico, RCR Wireless News, Wireless Week, and Fierce Wireless, along with the broadcast networks. He has also devised and executed media tours, editorial board meetings and talk radio campaigns for clients in markets across the country.
Mr. Mirijanian has worked with clients including Verizon, Lifeline Connects, Catholic Television Network, Broadway League, Motorola, Verizon, FedEx, FBR, Travelocity.com, Clean Energy Fuels, PhRMA, BIO, the National Association of Realtors (NAR), and the Merchants Payments Coalition, among others. He has managed litigation cases at the law firms of Chadbourne & Parke, Arnold & Porter, Sidley & Austin, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, Venable LLP, Holland & Knight and Williams & Connolly. He also managed the media inquiries and served as spokesperson for attorney Jack Quinn who represented Marc Rich in his pardon appeal to former President Clinton.
Mr. Mirijanian is a crisis communications commentator in national publications, and for NBC’s Today Show, The FOX NEWS Channel, MSNBC, including “Hardball with Chris Matthews”, and CNBC’s Power Lunch and Closing Bell. Previously, he worked in corporate advocacy as a Senior Counselor at Powell Tate, and led non-profit media campaigns while at Fenton Communications. He served on the national advance staffs of the Dukakis/Bentsen ‘88 campaign, Clinton/Gore ‘92 and ‘96 campaigns as well as the Gore/Lieberman 2000 campaign, and has traveled internationally in that capacity for President Clinton and Vice President Gore.
Mr. Mirijanian graduated magna cum laude from Drew University and earned a Master of Arts in Public Policy [M.P.P.] from Georgetown University.