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Media Law

Media Law

OVERVIEW

Pashman Stein Walder Hayden represents a broad range of media clients, including newspapers, hyperlocal digital publishers, citizen journalists, and bloggers.  Our attorneys litigate and counsel media companies and individuals on a wide variety of media law and First Amendment issues, including defamation, privacy, prior restraints and gag orders, access to government records, access to court proceedings, and access to public meetings.  Our attorneys keep abreast of the most recent developments in the field and are therefore skilled in advising clients on these topics and representing them in litigation when necessary.

Our practice includes:

  • Access to Public Records
  • Open Public Records Act (OPRA)
  • Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
  • Access to Court Records
  • First Amendment
  • Access to Court Proceedings
  • Prior Restraints and Gag Orders
  • Shield Law
  • Defamation / Libel / Slander / Privacy
  • Pre-publication and pre-broadcast review and counseling
  • Responses to requests for retraction or correction
  • Responses to subpoenas, including motions to quash
  • Licensing Agreements and Publishing Contracts
  • Open Public Meetings Act
  • “SLAPP” Suits

Blogs:
NJ OPRA Blog
NJ Media Law Blog