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Nathan Ballard is a former deputy city attorney who has extensive experience in crisis communications and public affairs. He specializes in complex matters where legal issues intersect with media scrutiny and government policy. 


In 2016, Ballard founded The Press Shop, a San Francisco public relations agency specializing in crisis communications. In 2019, the agency opened a second office in Sacramento.


In 2020, the Sacramento Business Journal ranked the agency #7 on its list of Sacramento’s highest-grossing public relations firms. In 2021, the agency climbed to #6 in the Journal’s ranking. In 2022, The Press Shop closed its doors. 


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