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Member: L.C. Williams & Associates
Address: 150 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 3800
City: Chicago
State/Province: Illinois
Postal Code: 60601
Country: USA
Phone: (312) 565-3900
(800) 837-7123
Fax: (312) 565-1770
E-Mail: info@lcwa.com
Web Site: www.lcwa.com

L.C. Williams & Associates is a full-service public relations and research counseling firm headquartered in Chicago. It is a mid-size, independent agency employing 30 public relations and research professionals.The firm focuses on how effective communications can meet its clients’ goals and objectives. Whether it is building a brand or changing a corporate culture, LCWA has the experience and knowledge to differentiate its clients to their targeted audience and drive action.

LCWA is ranked as one of the top 25 firms in Chicago, according to Crain’s Chicago Business. It also is listed in the top 50 on the Jack O’Dwyer list of national, independent public relations firms and the third largest in the home category.

  • Consumer Products
  • Energy
  • Fashion & Beauty
  • Financial Services
  • Food & Beverage
  • Health/Medical
  • Home Furnishings
  • Manufacturing
  • Professional Services
  • Real Estate
  • Retail
  • Telecommunications
  • Trade Associations
  • Utilities
  • Media Relations
  • Business-to-Business
  • Consumer Communications
  • Brand Positioning and Awareness
  • Strategic Planning/Counsel
  • Research
  • Crisis Management and Communications
  • Financial Communications
  • Community Relations
  • Employee/Labor Communications
  • Special Events
  • Media/Speaker Training and Development
  • Video and Multimedia Production
  • Web Site Development
  • Graphic Design
  • Marketing
  • Direct Mail Marketing
  • Shannon-Quinn

    Executive Vice President

    Shannon manages the strategic and day-to-day operations for consumer and business-to-business accounts in a variety of industries. She leads the agency’s social media practice and serves as one of LCWA’s primary media trainers. Shannon excels at developing messages that break through the clutter.


  • Kim Blazek Dahlborn

    President and CEO

    Kim leads and manages the firm’s operations. She started with LCWA when the firm was four years old and has been instrumental in the success of the business. Her dedication to client service and her high standards of delivering effective, results-oriented programming have been the foundation of the culture at LCWA.


  • “Everyone on our LCWA team is smart, responsive and easy to work with. They understand our business and get meaningful results.”
    Jackie Cooper, Eureka
  • “Results! I’ve been consistently impressed with the top notch results achieved by LCWA. They have given our initiatives incredible exposure to a larger and more diverse audience.”
    Deborah Hanson, Jarden Safety & Security

Latest Blog Posts

  • UCAOA Expert Bylines Increase Association’s Healthcare Industry Thought Leadership
    by Matt Kasik on March 27, 2017 at 4:52 pm

    LCWA helped client Urgent Care Association of America spend the first few months of 2017 staying on the forefront of emerging healthcare trends by landing two bylined articles in top trade outlets, targeted at leaders in the insurance industry as well as colleagues in the urgent care industry. With an increased need for the value-based care provided at urgent care centers, which deliver high-quality care for common illnesses and non-life-threatening injuries, the relationship between urgent […]

  • Insights and Highlights from the HOME + HOUSEWARES SHOW
    by Allison Kurtz on March 24, 2017 at 7:03 pm

    After 25+ years in the PR biz, I consider myself a trade show veteran. Between the International Builders Show, Kitchen & Bath Industry Show, National Hardware Show, NeoCon, DeckExpo SURFACES, and countless International Home Furnishings Markets, I’ve walked enough shows to max out any step tracker. Just this week, I attended my umpteenth International Home + Housewares Show in Chicago – but this time, I had the pleasure of seeing it through different eyes.Instead of my usual […]

  • Media and Mayhem
    by Rebecca Raudabaugh on March 24, 2017 at 2:56 pm

    Spring finally sprung this week, although we are off to a cold start with blustery winds. With more and more reasons to be anxious when watching the news, here are my favorite finds from this week:GIF Marketing – No matter how you pronounce the word, GIFs are increasingly popular and Tenor, the company who created the GIF keyboard, has pulled some metrics on the top GIF marketers to shed light on consumer behavior. Check out the Marketing 101 suggestions from AdWeek, and the top […]

  • Politics and Pandas
    by Lindsey Lucenta on March 17, 2017 at 3:31 pm

    With the new American president using Twitter as a platform and social media becoming an increasingly more important channel for civic engagement, posts and tweets this week took a political bent. But – there also were lots of lovable pandas. Here are my favorite finds from this week:Hate Speech Police – In advance of its 2017 elections, Germanyhas drafted a law that requires social sites, such as Facebook, to delete slanderous content or incur fines up to 50 million pounds. The […]

  • Boise Paper Sweepstakes Looks Brilliant with 2017 Resolutions
    by Hannah Cheney on March 16, 2017 at 5:00 pm

    The Boise Paper “Make Your Bright Ideas Look Brilliant” campaign is building awareness for the bright, high-quality Boise POLARIS® Premium paper line. To complement this campaign as well as drive customers to purchase Boise POLARIS Premium paper, LCWA held an online sweepstakes asking consumers how they would “look brilliant” at work and beyond in 2017. As expected, this question generated a lot of insightful and powerful answers about what it means to look […]