Michael Layne has been serving established and growing companies in the Detroit metropolitan area since the early 1980s. He is highly respected for his strategic communications counsel, keen insights, and ability to seamlessly shift tactics and messaging across numerous industries as an extension of his clients’ brands.
Layne works with clients in a broad range of industry sectors, including real estate, hospitality/food service, technology, entertainment, professional services, sports, manufacturing, retail, financial services, consumer products and communications.
A founding partner of Marx Layne & Company, Layne is widely regarded for his strategic communications expertise. Layne has skillfully conceptualized and managed public relations campaigns for law firms and other professional service industries. He has deftly crafted media statements and talking points, facilitated media training to prepare leadership for news interviews and served as liaison between clients and the media. Large law firms often call upon Layne to provide responsive and strategic communications counsel to their clients.
He strongly believes in personalized service, responsiveness and accountability. Layne respects the correlation between dollars spent by a client and results and takes very seriously his role in protecting clients facing a crisis.