Skip to main content
May 2021

Chart-Topping, Grammy-Nominated Music Producer Not a “Public Figure”

Ruling Threatens to Stymie Speech, Chill Exposes of Sexual Abuse

By Kelly L. McNamee and Michael J. Grygiel
PUBLISHED IN: MediaLawLetter May 2021
Unless New York’s recently amended anti-SLAPP statute applies, the ruling clears a pathway for Dr. Luke to prevail at trial on his claim that Kesha defamed him by falsely accusing the producer of abuse and rape.