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Thomas S Leatherbury

Dallas, USA USA Guide 2021 Ranked in 2 departments
Ranked in : First Amendment Litigation , Litigation: Appellate
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First Amendment Litigation - USA - Nationwide

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Thomas Leatherbury is a skilled appellate attorney with a strong track record of handling cutting-edge First Amendment matters.
"Tom is the go-to media and First Amendment lawyer in Texas. He is an expert in the field, extremely easy to work with and highly respected in both the federal and state courts. His advice is invariably sound and his judgment and litigation skills are outstanding."
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Litigation: Appellate - Texas

Band 2

Thomas Leatherbury has a strong track record representing a range of clients in appeals involving the First Amendment.
"He's the perfect combination of tremendous intellect and the most gentlemanly and honorable human being." "He is extremely good and a very meticulous lawyer who provides good, uncluttered briefs."
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Practice Areas

Co-Chair, V&E Appellate Practice Group. Experience in state and federal appeals and trials, including commercial, tort, energy, securities, intellectual property, church property, and healthcare litigation, and class actions. Represents publishers and broadcasters in all aspects of media litigation and counseling.

Career

Admitted to practice, Texas, 1979. Joined Vinson & Elkins, 1992.

Professional Memberships

American Law Institute; American Academy of Appellate Lawyers, Media Law Resource Center; Editorial Board, Communications Lawyer; State Bar of Texas Appellate Council; Texas Supreme Court Historical Society Board; NALP Foundation Board.

Publications

Numerous articles and/or CLE presentations for Media Law Resource Center, ABA Forum Committee on Communications Law, Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, and State Bar of Texas

Personal

Yale College, BA History, 1976 (Summa cum laude; Phi Beta Kappa); Yale Law School, JD, 1979; clerk to Robert M. Hill, US District Judge for the Northern District of Texas, Dallas, 1979-80.

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Thomas S Leatherbury

Vinson & Elkins LLP

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Trammell Crow Center

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TX 75201-2975

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