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Laura Prather

Austin, USA USA Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : First Amendment Litigation
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Austin-based Laura Prather is frequently called upon by news broadcasters to handle defamation claims and is particularly knowledgeable about anti-SLAPP motions.
"She is one of the leading experts in the country in the anti-SLAPP area." "She is very responsive, exceedingly smart and practical in her advice."
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Laura Prather focuses her practice on First Amendment, Anti-SLAPP, intellectual property and media and entertainment litigation and appeals. She also has extensive government relations experience as an advocate on First Amendment and open government concerns on the state and national level. Prather was instrumental in the passage of several significant free speech laws including Texas’ reporter’s privilege, Anti-SLAPP and retraction statutes, and its neutral reportage defense. In addition, Laura served as the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Advisor to the Uniform Law Commission’s Drafting Committee that developed a national model Anti-SLAPP Act. She has been named by The American Lawyer as one of the 45 best young women lawyers in the nation. She was also recently awarded with the American Lawyer’s inaugural Tony Mauro Media Lawyer of the Year Award in recognition of her tireless and successful efforts litigating and advocating in defense of and to strengthen First Amendment rights.

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Laura Prather

Haynes and Boone, LLP

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