Joel Epstein Communications Strategy advises local government, businesses, foundations and public initiatives on communications and campaign strategy, innovation, government affairs, corporate social responsibility and corporate giving and philanthropy.

Joel's report, Accelerating Transportation: A Tale of Five Cities, presents a timely analysis of five infrastructure funding campaigns. He is also the author of How to Pass a Mega Transportation Measure - LA County's Measure M Lessons Learned. Both reports offer leaders of struggling cities lessons in how to secure needed funding for transportation improvements.

Joel's work has been cited in The New York Times, Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, CityLab, Boston Globe, Los Angeles Times and The Oregonian.


  • Infrastructure & Transportation.

  • Government & City Services.

  • Real Estate.

  • Legal.

  • Philanthropy & Community Investment.

  • Agricultural Products & CPG.

  • Travel.

  • Environment.

  • Education & Healthcare.

Core competencies: Writing, crisis communications, partnership development, issues advocacy, law and policy, PR, social media, government and community relations.


Joel Epstein