Media Defense

Representative Experience

  • Successfully represented a major media company in defending against a claim for invasion of privacy based on the use of hidden cameras during investigation of a news story. The  United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia granted a motion to dismiss the claim and the decision was upheld by the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.
  • Represents Meredith Corporation and its Atlanta television station in connection with defense of defamation and other tort claims, third-party subpoenas, and in pursuing access to open records and open meetings under state law.
  • Obtained dismissal of claims against a major media company for defamation and invasion of privacy based on article published in a magazine.  The dismissal was affirmed by the Georgia Court of Appeals.