19 Jan “On the line” — Mike Sitrick profile in Los Angeles Business Journal
Since starting his crisis management firm in 1989,Mike Sitrick has handled media relations for more than 300 bankruptcy cases, including such spectacular meltdowns as Orange County’s and Global Crossing’s. Sitrick also has helped scandal-plagued organizations navigate controversies, including those that hit the Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles and the Getty Foundation. On the high-profile personality front, he worked with billionaire Ron Burkle on his divorce, Paris Hilton on her jail scandal, Roy Disney on his ouster of Michael Eisner from the Walt Disney Co., and actress Halle Berry on her hit-and-run case. He helped Patricia Dunn, former chairwoman of Hewlett-Packard, clear her name after she was accused of illegal surveillance to plug media leaks.