President and Founder
Marina Ein, founder and President of Ein Communications brings four decades of public relations and crisis management expertise to the firm. Since 1980, Ein Communications has represented Fortune 100 companies, national media, international law firms, commercial and retail real estate organizations, literary projects, retail, hospitality, healthcare and non-profit associations.
Ein’s preeminent client list has included financier Michael Milken, in the launch of his prostate cancer research organization and Gerald D. Hines, where she oversaw the launch of his Washington commercial real estate ventures. Additional high-level projects include Tom Stemberg’s Olly Shoe concept, business development and press relations for Ronald D. Paul, chairman and CEO of Eagle Bank, the largest community bank in Washington, D.C. and best-selling authors Kitty Kelley and Michael Smerconish.
Her crisis management work includes litigation support for former Representative Gary Condit, former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the pioneering class action law firm of Milberg Weiss, former lobbyist Jack Abramoff, president of the Salt Lake City Olympic Committee Tom Welch, former DNC fundraising Chair Marvin Rosen and former Wal-Mart Vice Chairman Thomas M. Coughlin.
Ein is frequently quoted in national news and broadcast outlets, including the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times and NPR. Over the past twenty years, she has provided strategic media counsel for the New Republic, Washington Monthly, The American, The American Scholar, the National Interest and Washingtonian Magazine. She has been profiled for her work in the Wall Street Journal, and was named one of the top Washington influencers list by the Washington Business Journal.
A graduate of Bryn Mawr College, Ein began her career in the public affairs division of NBC News in New York City.