Jon Reinish comes to SKDKnickerbocker with over a decade’s worth of strategic communications and media experience in the political and public affairs realms. Jon’s work includes advising Fortune 50 corporations; providing strategic counsel to high-profile Democratic candidates, elected officials and party leaders on the local and national level; expanding access to quality education and health care for lower-income families; enhancing political power of Latinos nationwide; passing marriage equality in key states; providing war-room style campaign and crisis communications leadership; and promoting and advising progressive coalitions and key public-facing nonprofits. In 2011, City & State named Jon one of New York’s 40 Under 40 political stars. Reinish has been quoted on national and local politics in The New York Times and Politico, and frequently contributes to New York 1 and the New York Observer.
Prior to joining the firm, Jon served as an aide to Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand. A native New Yorker, Jon studied at the postgraduate level at Johns Hopkins University and received his bachelor’s degree from Vassar College.