Chambers & Partners has compiled their independent and objective list of America's Leading Business Lawyers based on comments gathered from thousands of interviews with clients and lawyers from Maine to Hawaii. This guide -- which is designed to reflect market opinion -- contains a view of the firms and attorneys who are considered leaders in their field.
In Chambers' 2003-2004 review of national legal talent in the area of "Media & Entertainment," our Firm and our lawyers are listed among the best in the country.
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The Firm: On the other side of the fence, this firm is well regarded for a "hard hitting" plaintiffs' media practice. The firm's reputation in the area rests almost entirely on leading litigator Thomas Yannucci. Felt to be "at the top of the profession," Yannucci represents large corporate clients in libel and defamation claims. he distinguished himself in cases such as Chiquita Brands International's claims against Gannett Company and The Cincinnati Enquirer, concerning the right to anonymity of a journalist's confidential source.
Reprinted with permission from Chambers & Partners: America's Leading Business Lawyers 2003-2004