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Media Law Conference Supporters

Diamond Sponsor

MIC Ltd./Mutual Insurance Company (MIC) has served the media industry for 60 years. Formed in 1963 by the newspaper industry, MIC now provides extensive professional media liability coverage for print, broadcast, film and digital content producers. Mutual has a solid track record of paying claims, loyalty to clients and financial security. digital content producers. Mutual has a solid track record of paying claims, loyalty to clients and financial security.

Platinum Sponsors

Greenberg Traurig’s Media & Entertainment Litigation Practice helps clients resolve litigation and problems arising in the media and entertainment industries. Our lawyers play central roles in some of the most sophisticated and cutting-edge cases in the courts today. Law360 named us a 2022 Media & Entertainment Practice Group of the Year.

Shullman Fugate is a Florida based media firm with more than six decades of combined experience expertly representing clients with Content, Intellectual Property, and Commercial Litigation matters. With offices in Tampa, West Palm Beach, Jacksonville and Miami, we have you covered statewide. Find out more at

Gold Sponsors

Arnold & Porter combines sophisticated regulatory, litigation, and transactional capabilities to resolve clients’ most complex issues. With over 1,000 lawyers practicing in 15 offices worldwide, we offer deep industry experience and an integrated approach that spans more than 40 practice areas. Through multidisciplinary collaboration and focused industry experience, we provide innovative and effective solutions to mitigate risks, address challenges, and achieve successful outcomes.

Jenner & Block’s award-winning Content, Media, and Entertainment Practice is immersed in the media and entertainment industries and understands the complex issues innovative companies face. We guide clients in navigating and litigating disputes, evaluating emerging technologies and platforms, on legislation and regulation, and in strategic transactions.

Mandell Menkes has established one of Chicago’s premiere practices dedicated to counseling and representing media companies in content-related matters. Our attorneys have defended local and national newspapers, book publishers, radio and television stations, on-air talent and Internet based publishers in claims based on defamation, invasion of privacy, right of publicity, infliction of emotional distress and negligent employment claims. We have also litigated First Amendment claims of access to court proceedings on behalf of nationally recognized print media companies, prosecuted Freedom of Information Act requests and provided pre-publication review and guidance related to newsgathering issues to our media clients.

Venable is a firm of trusted advisors serving businesses, organizations, and individuals in many of the most important aspects of their work. Our professionals immerse themselves in our clients’ work to fully understand their biggest opportunities and challenges while helping them navigate an increasingly complex legal and regulatory environment. Today, with more than 850 professionals delivering services around the world, we’re helping our clients connect quickly and effectively to the experience, insights, and advice to achieve their most pressing objectives.

Silver Sponsors

AXIS Insurance is a global leader in Media Liability coverage, providing protection from exposures such as defamation, invasion of privacy or publicity, copyright and trademark infringement, and errors & omissions.  Coverage is also available for Cyber exposures, Technology Services for others, and Miscellaneous Professional Services for others.  AXIS has a dedicated team of underwriters and attorneys that focus on the areas of First Amendment, intellectual property and errors & omissions, that delivers customized insurance solutions and superior claims service.

Ballard Spahr‘s Media and Entertainment Group serves the needs of creators and providers of virtually every type of content in every kind of media. We provide counseling and litigation services related to defamation, privacy, access, subpoenas, newsgathering torts, censorship, advertising, pre-publication/pre-broadcast review, copyrights and trademarks, misappropriation, television rights, and emerging technologies.

Davis Wright Tremaine’s Media and Entertainment group is the team of choice for many of the nation’s top media, entertainment, news, technology, and content companies. The firm counsels on acquisition, development, production, pre-broadcast and pre-publication review, claims response, rights, advertising, promotions, pre-distribution, intellectual property, intermediary liability, and other issues for both emerging and traditional news and entertainment clients.

Dentons is the world’s first polycentric global law firm. The Firm is committed to challenging the status quo, and delivering uncompromising quality and value in new and innovative ways. Dentons knows that understanding local cultures is crucial to successfully completing a deal, resolving a dispute or solving a business challenge.

Fox Rothschild has grown to a 1,000-lawyer national law firm with 29 offices by focusing on client service and responsiveness, and by attracting bright and creative lawyers who know how to deliver. We give our clients the focus and service of a boutique – with the reach and resources of a national firm. We provide our lawyers with a national stage and equip them with the platform to nurture innovation and drive client success. Individuals and businesses – public, private and nonprofit; startup, family-run and multinational – receive our unwavering commitment to client satisfaction.

Haynes and Boone provides a full spectrum of legal services across multiple sectors, including energy, financial services, private equity, and technology. The firm’s more than 650 lawyers practice in California, Colorado, Illinois, New York, North Carolina, Texas, Virginia, and Washington D.C., as well as London, Mexico City, and Shanghai.

Intact Insurance Entertainment provides specialized commercial products and professional liability solutions for entertainment, media, and live events. Dedicated claims and loss control specialists complement our expert underwriting team to provide our customers superior products and services.

Jackson Walker‘s media law group is one of the most prominent in the country and includes some of the most experienced media law attorneys in the nation. Our attorneys represent major clients in the television, radio, newspaper, and publishing sectors and can handle matters from minor issues to precedent-setting cases.

Microsoft enables digital transformation for the era of an intelligent cloud and an intelligent edge. Microsoft AI powers billions of intelligent experiences every day through Microsoft products and services. Our advancements in AI align with our company mission to help every person and organization on the planet to achieve more.

Thomas & LoCicero has a powerful history of safeguarding free speech and a free press.  Every day, the firm helps journalists, networks, filmmakers, social media leaders, and other speakers navigate the challenges of defamation and privacy laws from newsgathering to pre-publication review to litigation defense.  The firm also empowers business’ marketing and branding efforts from clearing trademarks to licensing intellectual property to litigating copyright and trademark claims.  TLo also litigates commercial disputes for sophisticated clients.  With offices in Central and South Florida, the firm has deep roots throughout the state of Florida. 

Vedder Price is a thriving general-practice law firm with a proud tradition of maintaining long-term relationships with our clients, many of whom have been with us since our founding in 1952. With 315 lawyers and growing, we serve clients of all sizes and in virtually all industries.

Williams & Connolly is recognized as one of the world’s premier litigation firms. Over the last five decades, major newspapers, news magazines, book publishers, broadcast companies, motion picture studios, and individual journalists and artists have trusted us with their most important matters.