Rachel Sisserson

Vice President
Public Relations

Why I Love My Job
I enjoy collaborating with colleagues and clients to produce the best possible results, all while having the flexibility to be fully available for my two children.

Professionally Speaking

Rachel has a long and successful track record of conceiving and executing public relations, communications and marketing initiatives. She came to Jaffe with 13 years of in-house legal marketing experience at two of the top 10 AmLaw 100 firms, giving her a unique and valuable perspective about how to partner with attorneys and marketing departments. Knowing the intense demands that in-house teams face, she is able to provide solutions and advice related to using public relations and communications to promote global brand awareness for businesses in professional services.

Throughout her career, Rachel has handled numerous types of projects, including content development, media relations, internal communications, awards and recognition programs, thought leadership pieces, and social media. She has demonstrated time and again the ability to distill complex content into clear, concise and engaging communications that work throughout traditional and digital channels. Rachel understands that public relations is an effective tool to raise the profiles of professional services firms and business professionals, but only when strategically aligned with a firm’s core messaging and values.

Located in the Washington, D.C., metro area, Rachel thrives in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment and can easily manage multiple projects simultaneously, all while keeping a calm demeanor. She brings creative ideas to the table, coupled with an exceptional attention to detail.

I can help you...

  • Develop messaging about your firm, people and areas of focus
  • Communicate professionals’ strengths to reporters
  • Develop and advise about strategic social media campaigns and programs
  • Write compelling copy for effective marketing campaigns
  • Set up interviews with target reporters
  • Identify and plan for newsworthy announcements
  • Recommend strategies for repurposing PR initiatives in other marketing channels
  • Develop nominations to enhance your reputation

Favorite Interests

Spending time with my family, traveling, cooking, hiking, being a preschool room mom, photography and watching TV.

Personally Speaking

Rachel embraces the “work hard, play hard” motto as she balances her career and family life. She uses her organizational skills not only on the job but also at home, juggling extracurricular activities for her young daughter and son, social engagements with friends, school and neighborhood events, and time with her husband. Rachel loves spending time outdoors, exploring new places and exposing her children to new experiences. Having grown up in Florida and attended college in Tennessee, she has a particular fondness for the South and its culture.