Jamie Diaferia, founder of Infinite Global, counsels leading professional services firms on their media, litigation and crisis communications strategies. His clients include Am Law 200 law firms and accounting, financial services and consulting firms, as well as individuals and corporations involved in high-stakes crises and legal battles. For more than two decades, he has worked behind the scenes on many of the biggest stories in the news.
In 2020, Business Insider included Jamie on its list of top crisis PR executives. The list recognizes the “18 top public relations experts CEOs scramble to hire in a crisis.” He has also been named one of Lawdragon’s “100 Leading Legal Consultants and Strategists” in 2016-2020 and PR News‘ “50 Game-Changers of PR,” and was ranked by Chambers in its 2018 and 2019 Communications supplement.
Before founding Infinite Global, Jamie was a journalist and lawyer. He is a graduate of The Taft School, Bucknell University and the University of Connecticut School of Law.
“HBO’s ‘Succession’ Provides Succession Planning Insights and Lessons for Business Leaders” – Forbes, December 2021
“CEO Turnover Has Been Down at Some Companies During the Coronavirus Crisis. Here’s Why.” – Forbes, December 2021
“In Law Firm Succession Planning, Messaging Matters” – Bloomberg Law, March 2021
“How Can the Legal Sector Have a More Meaningful Conversation About Race?” – ABA Journal, December 2020
“Why Litigation PR Needs to Be Part of Your Marketing Plan” – Law Practice Today, March 2020
“It’s 2020. Does the Market Know Your Firm’s Brand Strategy?” – New York Law Journal, February 2020
“From J.D. to Plan B: It’s time to take a chance on yourself” – The American Bar Association’s Before the Bar blog, January 2020
“New report reveals opportunities for improvement on digital marketing strategy for law firms” – LegalTech News, November 2019
“The Jury’s Still Out on Law Firms’ Approach to Digital Marketing” – Bulldog Reporter, November 2019
“Cognitive bias in law firm crisis management: Why smart people make bad decisions” – New York Law Journal, April 2019
“‘Kids need their parents to be around and involved’, with Dr. Ely Weinschneider and Jamie Diaferia” – Authority Magazine, March 2019
“Attorneys vs. accountants: The battle wages on” – New York Law Journal, June 2018
“Comey’s response to ‘PR Nightmare’” – Inc., June 2018
“The megafirm as boutique: PR lessons legal giants can learn from the little guys” – New York Law Journal, December 2017
“Global 100 Leaders in Legal Strategy & Consulting” – Lawdragon, 2016-2022
Jamie's recent content
Changing careers to impact your field: Jamie Diaferia & Kenny Gary featured on ‘Practicing with Purpose’ podcast
Lessons on succession planning from HBO’s ‘Succession’: Jamie Diaferia speaks to Forbes
Business Insider again names CEO Jamie Diaferia among top crisis communicators