Media

The media industry continues to face many challenges, particularly with the growth of online and social media.

Our lawyers provide a full range of legal services to media clients including, local, regional and national television affiliates, broadcast and cable television networks, news publishing companies, online media distributors, film companies and studios as well as insurance companies that provide media liability protection to news, advertising, and entertainment businesses.  We represent media outlets in areas including:

  • litigating claims of defamation, invasion of privacy, and other claims of damages;
  • handling litigation involving media access issues;
  • counseling on issues related to pre-publication and pre-broadcast review;
  • advising on all aspects of intellectual property law, particularly trademark and copyright; 
  • assisting in drafting employment and non-compete agreements; and
  • participating in lease negotiations and property acquisitions.