Crisis Management

Jan 14, 2021 6:00PM—8:00PM



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Date: January 14, 2021
Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Speaker: Stephanie York
Audience: Alumni & Public
Fee: $40.00/ $55.00 with CLE
Location: Online
Credit: 2 General CLE


  • How to Communicate to your Stakeholders in a Crisis (General Crisis Management and Crisis Communications)
  • How to Use Social Media to Defend Your Reputation (Crisis Communications and Social Media)
  • How to Prepare for and Command an On-Camera Media Interview (Crisis Media Training)
  • How to draft a Crisis Communications Plan

Stephanie York

Stephanie York is Vice President and In-House Counsel at Hennes Communications, one the few firms in the U.S. focused exclusively on crisis communications and crisis management.

Hennes Communications serves corporations, government agencies, nonprofits, education and healthcare institutions, as well as law firms and their clients, that are “on trial” in the Court of Public Opinion.

With over 25 years’ experience in law and communications, Stephanie and the firm’s past and present clients include the 2016 Cleveland Host Committee for the recent Republican National Convention, ThyssenKrupp, Avery Dennison, Lubrizol, Kent State University, Oberlin College and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, as well as scores of municipalities and law firms across the U.S.

Better recognized as the Assistant Director of Law and spokesperson for the City of Akron and former Mayor Don Plusquellic, Stephanie serves on many local non-profit boards, including United Way of Summit County, the Akron Symphony, Downtown Akron Kiwanis Foundation, and the Jewish Community Board of Akron.