USA District of Columbia Media & Entertainment
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1Ballard Spahr LLPMedia & EntertainmentUSA 2022 | Band 1 | 6 Years RankedImpressive firm with a deep bench of attorneys and a strong foundation of expertise in cutting-edge First Amendment disputes. Engaged by traditional and new media organizations to litigate defamation and access-to-information claims. Also adept in IP and rights of publicity disputes arising in the context of media and entertainment. 1Davis Wright Tremaine LLPMedia & EntertainmentUSA 2022 | Band 1 | 18 Years RankedSuperb media litigation practice able to address the full range of contentious challenges faced by traditional and digital media clients, including access to information, First Amendment and IP disputes. Experienced in representing clients before state, federal and appellate courts, including the US Supreme Court. Also frequently sought out to provide pre-publication review to leading newspapers, websites and publishers. 1Williams & Connolly LLPMedia & EntertainmentUSA 2022 | Band 1 | 18 Years RankedNotable group of accomplished media and First Amendment litigators, featuring a talented group of associates as well as renowned senior partners. Consistently engaged in the most complex trials and appeals affecting the news media industry, including high-profile defamation and intellectual property disputes. Also boasts a wealth of experience negotiating publishing deals on behalf of well-known authors and politicians.
2BakerHostetler LLPMedia & EntertainmentUSA 2022 | Band 2 | 12 Years RankedHandles defamation lawsuits on behalf of traditional and digital media organizations as well as journalists and bloggers, drawing on longstanding experience in trial and appellate proceedings. Also frequently assists industry groups with cases of national importance. Often sought out to advise on high-profile and politically controversial matters. 2WilmerHaleMedia & EntertainmentUSA 2022 | Band 2 | 17 Years RankedHighly respected litigators able to draw on the firm's premier appellate, regulatory and government relations practices to offer a comprehensive service for media companies. Assists traditional and new media companies with cutting-edge disputes concerning the publication of content. Particularly strong in defending digital media platforms in lawsuits concerning Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, which governs liability for the activities of third-party users.
- Jenner & Block LLPMedia & EntertainmentUSA 2022 | Band 2