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Provided by Maxwell Mishkin

USA

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Maxwell S. Mishkin represents journalists, news organizations, NGOs, and other content creators of all types in a wide range of matters. He regularly defends media clients against defamation, privacy, and intellectual property claims, in addition to providing them prepublication counseling and newsgathering advice. Max also has experience litigating under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and challenging restrictions on the rights of access to court records and proceedings.

Max previously was with the highly regarded First Amendment boutique law firm Levine Sullivan Koch & Schulz, which merged with Ballard Spahr in October 2017.

Career

Admissions:

Maryland

District of Columbia

U.S. Supreme Court

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit

U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia

U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland

Professional Memberships

American Bar Association

D.C. Bar Arts, Entertainment, Media, and Sports Law Community – Steering Committee

Communications Lawyer, Editor

Personal

Yale Law School (J.D. 2014)

Editor-in-Chief, Yale Journal of Law & Technology

Student Director, Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic

Charles G. Albom Prize for excellence in appellate advocacy

Harvard University (B.A., cum laude, 2009)

Phi Beta Kappa

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