The Mellman Group

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The Mellman Group describes itself as "experts in the decision making process of consumers and voters, and have extensive experience developing effective communications strategies that lead people to choose our client's product or service, join their organization, hold their opinion, or vote as we would like." [1]

The firm has done polling jointly with the Republican-associated firm Public Opinion Strategies. [2] [3]

In Summer 2007, the firm opened a Midwest office in Madison, Wis., with Nathan J. Henry, a Mellman vice president, as its lone employee. "The firm has done work for several Wisconsin Democrats, including Gov. Jim Doyle," reported the Wisconsin State Journal. [4]


From the firm's website: [5]


The firm lists many clients on its website, broken down into categories such as corporations, environmental groups, government agencies, public interest groups, media, political clients, and labor unions.[6] These clients include:

International clients include: [7]

  • Blanco Party of Uruguay
  • Colorado Party of Uruguay
  • Elron Electronic Industries Ltd.
  • Leningrad Soviet (Democratic Bloc)
  • Moscow Soviet (Democratic Bloc)
  • Radio Marti
  • Rukh (National Movement of the Ukraine)
  • Spanish International Network
  • Spanish Socialist Party
  • Univision
  • President César Gaviria (Colombia) [8]

Contact information


Main office

The Mellman Group
1023 31st Street, NW
Fifth Floor
Washington, DC 20007

Phone: 202-625-0370
Fax: 202-625-0371

Midwest office

The Mellman Group - Midwest Office
21 N. Butler Street #204
Madison, WI 53703

Phone: (202) 625-0370

SourceWatch resources

External links


  1. Homepage, "The Mellman Group," accessed October 2007.
  2. Press release, "Poll Shows Voters Want Long Term Care Included in Presidential Candidates' Healthcare Proposals, Released at 2007 National Long Term Care Symposium: Event Debuts New 'Future of Long Term Care in America' Book with Noted Experts," Genworth Financial via PR Newswire, October 11, 2007.
  3. Editorial: "A smokeless state," Pierce County Herald (Wis.), October 11, 2007.
  4. "Take Note," Capital Region Business Journal, Wisconsin State Journal, August 1, 2007.
  5. "Staff," Mellman Group website, accessed October 2007.
  6. "The Players," Mellman Group website, accessed October 2007.
  7. "International clients," Mellman Group website, accessed October 2007.
  8. "Clients: Heads of state," Mellman Group website, accessed October 2007.


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