With more than 40 years of experience handling a wide range of media and First Amendment matters, our media group is widely recognized as among the best in the country. We are the firm of choice for many of the nation’s most prominent media, news and content companies, including traditional and new media, advertisers, major online networks and information service providers, website designers, and developers and publishers of software. Among other accolades, our media group has just been named 2016 Law Firm of the Year in the “Litigation – First Amendment” category by U.S. News and Best Lawyers. Our media group is currently ranked in the Chambers USA guide as a top band firm in media and First Amendment litigation, and notably, has more lawyers ranked nationally in First Amendment litigation than any firm in the country. Likewise, individual members of the media group have been recognized as leading practitioners in their respective geographic areas.
We have more than 75 attorneys who focus on media litigation and counseling. With experienced lawyers in the media and entertainment centers of New York and Los Angeles, the regulatory center of Washington, D.C., and the technology centers of San Francisco and Seattle, we provide our clients with comprehensive and sophisticated counsel.
Our experience and expertise encompasses all aspects of media law, including:
We have successfully represented our clients before the U.S. Supreme Court and in federal and state trial and appellate courts throughout the country. In this age of Internet and cross-border transmission of content, we also regularly counsel our media clients on matters involving foreign law and we regularly work with co-counsel in other countries on a variety of overseas claims brought against U.S.-based media companies.
With our breadth of experience, Davis Wright Tremaine’s media group provides efficient, sophisticated advice and handles litigation matters in all areas of our media clients’ businesses.