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For nearly 15 years, Renée Soto has been a trusted communications advisor to companies, organizations and individuals facing complex business and legal challenges.
At Sotocomm, a consultancy she founded in 2016, Ms. Soto created and executed strategic communications programs for transformational corporate transactions, shareholder activism campaigns, high-stakes litigation and other special situations. Her practice also included designing and implementing high-impact positioning campaigns for companies seeking to raise their profiles and reputation management and issues advocacy programs for organizations facing reputational crises, regulatory investigations, and other sensitive matters.
Prior to founding Sotocomm, Ms. Soto was a Managing Director and Partner at Sard Verbinnen, a strategic communications firm she joined in 2005. Ms. Soto began her career as a lawyer at Cravath, Swaine & Moore, LLP, where she worked on M&A and securities transactions.
She received an A.B. from Harvard College and a J.D. from Harvard Law School, where she was an Editor of the Harvard Law Review. She currently serves on the Board of Trustees of the American Folk Art Museum and as President of the Board of Trustees of the Animal Alliance of New Jersey.