Jeremy Oberstein leads S360’s Los Angeles office. He is responsible for ensuring the success of client’s in the LA region by guiding a smart, dedicated team of government affairs, communications, policy and political specialists. With expertise in strategic communications, team building, management and leadership, Jeremy blends his skills to provide solutions-oriented problem solving for client’s most complex issues.
Jeremy has worked in the worlds of communications, government and politics for 15 years. The bulk of that has been in Los Angeles City Hall, where he most recently served as Chief of Staff to Los Angeles Controller Ron Galperin. Here, he was instrumental in the widespread publication of groundbreaking reports about some of the most prominent issues facing Los Angeles. Notably, he was key to the creation of the Los Angeles Equity Index, a first-of-its-kind interactive map that details the challenges some neighborhoods face, especially those with higher populations of people of color and immigrants. He previously served as Controller Galperin’s Deputy Chief of Staff and Director of Communications.
Prior to his City Hall service, Jeremy directed efforts for all government relations and external policies for the Los Angeles Fire Department. At the LAFD, he drafted policy papers and managed the vast social media portfolio for one of the nation’s largest fire departments. His experience also includes spearheading communications for L.A. City Councilmember and then-Assembly Majority Leader Paul Krekorian.
Before public service, Jeremy covered business, public safety, politics and government for the L.A. Times community news section. He has written about and photographed music and art for various online publications and published two books: Los Angeles Alleys and a children’s book he wrote in 2020 about a family’s journey during the early stages of COVID-19 called Endless Spring Break.
A proud Angeleno, Jeremy holds a Political Science degree from UCLA. He lives in the San Fernando Valley with his wife and two daughters. Former softball commissioner, current soccer dad. Dodgers fan, music lover, love a great dad joke and always up for an engaging conversation about all things history.