Our Media and First Amendment team represents a wide range of news and content companies, including publishers, broadcasters, technology companies, authors, content creators, artists, entertainers, and game developers, as well as other individuals and businesses facing First Amendment, intellectual property, and other content-related issues.

With team members located in offices across the U.S. we are well-positioned to help our clients navigate through the many issues confronting both traditional and new media.

Our experience and expertise includes:

  • Access to public records, including administrative and court records
  • Advertising clearance and representation in false advertising litigation
  • Defense against claims involving right of publicity, defamation, invasion of privacy   and other content-related claims
  • Anti-SLAPP motions
  • Digital and online media issues, such as Section 230 of the Communications  Decency Act, the Digital Millennium Copyright Act
  • Reporter’s privilege and related subpoena and search warrant issues
  • Copyright and trademark counseling, prosecution and defense
  • Representation concerning adjudication to publish legal advertising
  • Other matters involving First Amendment speech rights

We also work closely with our Data Privacy and Security team, Sports and Entertainment team, and Technology and Commercial Practice among other practice groups across our offices, to provide the full range of advice and representation required by both online and traditional media clients.