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JANUARY 7, 2019 – Washingtonian magazine has named four lawyers from Davis Wright Tremaine—Robert Corn-Revere, Laura Handman, Constance Pendleton, and Nathan Siegel—as among the top media and First Amendment attorneys in Washington, D.C.

The magazine’s full list of Washington, D.C.’s best lawyers, across 20 practice areas, can be found here.

All four of the DWT partners are regularly recognized as leading practitioners of media and First Amendment law, not just in the nation’s capital, but nationwide.

Their many recent high-profile matters include:

  • Assisting PEN America in its lawsuit against President Trump, challenging his use of the machinery of government to retaliate or threaten reprisals against journalists and media outlets for coverage he dislikes (Corn-Revere).
  • Defending Greenpeace in two defamation and civil RICO lawsuits, one filed by a Canadian forestry giant and one by the owner of the Dakota Access Pipeline (Handman).
  • Defending Serial Productions, producer of the hit podcast “S-Town,” in a right of publicity suit brought by the estate of the podcast’s late subject (Pendleton).
  • Defending BuzzFeed in defamation lawsuits arising from publication of the “Steele dossier” (Siegel).

The national media and First Amendment team at Davis Wright Tremaine is one of the leading groups in the country and is the only one ranked in the top tier by Chambers USA in New York, Los Angeles, and Washington, D.C.

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