GRAND RAPIDS, MICH., — Lambert & Co., Michigan’s largest public relations and integrated communications firm and a top-50 PR firm nationally, has been ranked a top-5 education communications practice firm by O’Dwyer’s, a leading public relations industry publication.

Lambert provides a variety of services—from media relations and crisis communications to digital strategy and multimedia content creation—to its education clients, which span from cradle to career. The firm’s diverse education client roster includes K-12 districts like Detroit Public Schools, Flint Community Schools and West Ottawa Public Schools, private and one-to-one learning organization like Fusion Academy and the Hillsdale College Barney Charter School Initiative, as well as higher ed organizations and universities like the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE), The National Society of Leadership and Success and Central Michigan University.

“Strengthening communities we live and work in has always been a top priority at Lambert, and educational institutions are at the heart of our communities,” said Joe DiBenedetto, managing director and chair of the firm’s Education & Social Impact practice. “We are fortunate to work with a diverse roster of education clients, ranging from early childhood development and K-12 education to higher education and non-traditional schools.”

As one of the most trusted and influential trade publications in the PR and marketing communications industry, O’Dwyer’s has covered the public relations field for nearly 50 years and is the longest-running daily news source on the industry online.

“In the challenging landscape of COVID-19, when integrated communications is more important than ever, Lambert has continued to provide high-quality counsel and support for our education clients,” said Jeff Lambert, CEO and founder. “We have built a talented team of professionals who are passionate about the work we do, and we look forward to the education practice mirroring the firm’s growth as we continue to expand into different markets across the country.”