For more than 20 years, Vinson & Elkins has been recognized as one of the preeminent law firms for media litigation. We have defended journalists, news organizations, and entertainment companies in defamation and privacy cases arising out of all types of publications, including Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reports, local and national news broadcasts, reality television productions, and best-selling books. We have represented reporters in fighting subpoenas and have helped them secure access to government proceedings and documents.
Our experience has kept pace with the rapid advancement of digital media and communications technologies. Many of the biggest names in new media and the Internet have looked to us to represent them in litigation and to counsel them in navigating cutting-edge issues involving online publication and newsgathering,
user-generated content, digital privacy, intellectual property, and consumer protection laws.
We know that, in today’s digital world, companies that never considered themselves to be “publishers” are increasingly grappling with legal issues involving online content and information privacy. Our lawyers can assist your company with these issues — whether in litigation or in formulating a strategy to
minimize the legal risks associated with social media, content marketing, or compliance with state and federal privacy laws. Our deep substantive knowledge of, and broad experience with, these issues ensures that we can help you reach your objectives effectively and efficiently.