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Jackson Walker LLP

First Amendment Litigation

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What the team is known for

Respected Texas-based litigation practice with a wealth of experience handling First Amendment claims. Renowned for advising major media and entertainment companies on the defense of defamation claims, at the trial and appellate stages.

Strengths

A client reports: "The team is super responsive, practical and able to explain complex legal concepts and strategies."

Another source notes that "it is a great team to work with."

Work highlights

Represented Warner Bros. in a defamation case brought by a former Dallas Cowboys player following the publication of an article on celebrity news website TMZ.com. The dispute involved proceedings before the Texas Supreme Court, which considered whether failure to demand a retraction within one year bars the claim.

Notable practitioners

Charles Babcock regularly handles complex libel disputes as part of his broad commercial litigation practice, and is especially well versed in anti-SLAPP law. He is renowned especially for his experience in trials.
"He is an excellent oral advocate. He was thoroughly prepared and explained our legal position in a clear, concise and persuasive manner. He has unparalleled depth of knowledge and expertise." "He is simply the best. He is very responsive, knowledgeable and experienced."

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First Amendment Litigation Department

Jackson Walker LLP

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100 Congress Avenue

Suite 1100

Austin

Texas

USA

TX 78701

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First Amendment Litigation


Charles Babcock
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