Cliff Atkinson

Cliff Atkinson

Trial Consultant

Key Facts

Biography

Cliff Atkinson is an acclaimed writer, popular keynote speaker, and independent consultant to leading attorneys and Fortune 500 companies. He designed the presentations that helped persuade a jury to award a $253 million verdict to the plaintiff in the nation’s first Vioxx trial in 2005, which Fortune magazine called “frighteningly powerful.”

Cliff’s bestselling book Beyond Bullet Points (published by Microsoft Press) was named a Best Book of 2007 by the editors of Amazon.com and has been published in three editions and translated into a dozen languages. The book expands on a communications approach Cliff has taught internationally at top law firms, government agencies, business schools, and corporations, including Sony, Toyota, Del Monte, Nestlé, Nokia, Deloitte, BBDO, The NPD Group, Ipsos, Facebook, Amgen, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Intel, Microsoft, GE, the American Bar Association, and the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal.

Cliff’s work has been featured in the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, and Wall Street Journal and on Fox News.