Charlie Sipkins, a founding partner in Finsbury’s Los Angeles office, is a trusted advisor to executives and boards of Fortune 500 companies facing high-stakes, complex special situations, financial transactions, litigation and other strategic communications challenges. As a fierce advocate on his clients’ behalf, Charlie understands that communications can profoundly and positively impact an organization’s strategic business objectives. Some of Charlie’s current and former clients include: Adobe, USC, Lionsgate, Ring, Volkswagen, Caruso, Aecom, PIMCO, DFJ and 21st Century Fox/Newscorp. Prior to joining Finsbury, Charlie served as EVP and Chief Communications Officer of Sony Pictures Entertainment. He launched the Los Angeles office of Sard Verbinnen and has held positions at the Abernathy MacGregor Group and other communications firms. Charlie began his career as a legislative assistant for Representative Martin Olav Sabo on the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations. He earned a B.A. in political science from Syracuse University.