Top Lawyers: First Amendment Lawyers

The two words journalists fear most are “libel” and “slander.” If reporters are accused of either or if they need assistance with other First Amendment questions, they’ll want to seek counsel from one of these authorities.

By: Marisa M. Kashino

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Mark Bailen, Baker Hostetler

Kevin Baine, Williams & Connolly

Robert Bernius, Nixon Peabody

Bruce Brown, Baker Hostetler

Robert Corn-Revere, Davis Wright Tremaine

Lucy Dalglish, Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press; Arlington

Laura Handman, Davis Wright Tremaine

Jonathan Hart, Dow Lohnes

Thomas Hentoff, Williams & Connolly

Lee Levine, Levine Sullivan Koch & Schulz

Bruce Sanford, Baker Hostetler

Nathan Siegel, Levine Sullivan Koch & Schulz

Paul Smith, Jenner & Block

Michael Sullivan, Levine Sullivan Koch & Schulz

Charles Tobin, Holland & Knight

Kurt Wimmer, Covington & Burling