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Marc A. Fuller
Marc A. Fuller
Counsel — Commercial & Business Litigation
Counsel — Commercial & Business Litigation

Marc A. Fuller

Marc A. Fuller
Dallas

Trammell Crow Center
2001 Ross Avenue
Suite 3900
Dallas, TX 75201

Marc A. Fuller

Experience Highlights

  • (NY App. Div.) – Obtained affirmance of dismissal of a defamation and tortious interference suit filed against publisher of leading national newspaper

  • (5th Cir.); (E.D. Tex.) – Obtained affirmance of dismissal of RICO, conspiracy, tortious interference, and defamation claims against local newspaper and its employees and owner

  • (Tex.) – Obtained dismissal, under the Texas anti-SLAPP statute, of defamation claims against leading newspaper arising out of a series of investigative articles on alleged healthcare fraud

  • (Wash. App.) – Representing major insurer in defending class action claims brought under various consumer-protection laws

  • (Tex.) – Represented national broadcaster in defending defamation claim brought by neurosurgeon based on investigative news report

  • (Tex. App.) – Obtained appellate victory for multinational ecommerce company against various multi-level marketing companies regarding efforts to unmask thousands of anonymous online sellers

  • (Tex. App.) – Secured dismissal of libel claims by prominent anti-vaccine activist against U.K.-based medical journal and investigative reporter

  • (Tex. Dist.) – Secured dismissal of various claims against Internet service provider by individual allegedly assaulted by someone she met online

  • (U.S. and Tex.) – Authored amicus briefs on behalf of major media organizations, public interest groups, trade associations, and law professors in cases presenting important defamation, privacy, Internet, and First Amendment issues

Credentials

  • Stanford Law School, J.D., 2000 (President, Moot Court Board)
  • Southern Methodist University, B.A. summa cum laude, 1997
  • Judicial clerk to The Honorable Sidney A. Fitzwater, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, 2000–2001
  • Judicial clerk to The Honorable Fortunato P. Benavides, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, 2001–2002
  • Law 360 Editorial Advisory Board, Privacy and Consumer Protection, 2017
  • Media Law Resource Center’s Drone Task Force, 2016-present
  • Governing Committee: ABA Forum on Communications Law, 2014–2016
  • Co-Chair: Training and Development Committee of ABA Forum on Communications Law, 2012–2013
  • President: Dallas Bar Association Media Relations Committee, 2010
  • Texas
  • California
  • “Hot Issues in Libel and Privacy,”ABA Forum on Communications Law 24th Annual Conference, January 31, 2019 (moderator)
  • “Are You SLAPP Happy Yet?” V&E Houston Office, October 30, 2018 (speaker)
  • “Even After Section 230 Defense Doesn’t Work Out for Match.com, Federal Court Finds No Relationship Status with Plaintiff,” V&E High-Tech Law & Litigation E-communication, March 24, 2017 (co-author)
  • “Texas Supreme Court Cautions Against Reliance on Wikipedia in “Welfare Queen” Defamation Case,” V&E High-Tech Law & Litigation E-communication, March 22, 2017 (author)
  • “Federal Court Rules that Google Must Face Biometric Information Privacy Class Claims,” V&E High-Tech Law & Litigation E-communication, March 3, 2017 (author)
  • “FTC Settles Vizio “Smart TV” Spying Claims, But Does the Settlement Really Offer a Glimpse Into Future FTC Action?”V&E High-Tech Law & Litigation E-communication, February 14, 2017 (co-author)
  • “Anti-Corruption Risk Assessment-the Sine Qua Non of an Effective Compliance Program,” Hilton New Orleans Riverside, February 9-11, 2017 (panelist)
  • Co-author, “Media Privacy and Related Law,” Texas Chapter, Media Law Resource Center (2012-present)
  • “The Use of Celebrity Likeness in Social Media & Marketing,” DBA Headnotes, February 22, 2017 (author)
  • “Newsroom Law 101”, Texas Association of Broadcasters (TAB) Annual Conference, 2016 (panelist)
  • “Hot Issues on the Internet and Data Privacy,” Annual Conference of ABA Forum on Communications Law, 2015 – 2016 (panelist)
  • “Jurisdictional Issues in Anonymous Speech Cases,” Communications Lawyer, December 2014
  • “Developments in the Law of Newsgathering,” PLI’s Communications Law in the Digital Age, 2014 (speaker)
  • “Newsroom Issues,” Texas Association of Broadcasters (TAB) Annual Conference, 2013 (panelist)
  • “Online News Legal Issues,” TAB Annual Conference, 2013 (panelist)
  • “Current Defamation Issues in a Digital World,” MLRC/NAA/NAB Media Law Conference, September 2012 (presenter)
  • “Online News Legal Issues,” TAB Annual Conference, October 2012 (panelist)
  • “Newsroom Law: The Nuts and Bolts,” TAB Annual Conference, October 2010
  • “Privacy, Publicity, and the Use and Protection of Data,” MLRC/NAA/NAB Media Law Conference, September 2010