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Kathleen M. Conkey

Kathleen M. Conkey

Practice areas:

Entertainment, Communications & Media, Internet

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About Me

Law Offices of Kathleen Conkey in New York City focuses on media and
entertainment law, working with television networks, newspapers, magazines,
documentarians, filmmakers, production companies, internet companies, reporters
and writers.  The firm offers advice and counsel on risks and liabilities in the
areas of copyright/trademark fair use and infringement; privacy; defamation;
media and newsgathering torts; as well as contractual work and litigation for
individuals and companies in all the arts.  Kathleen Conkey has practiced law
for 17 years as a litigator with major New York firms and as an in-house
attorney for MTV Networks, CBS Television and King World Productions, where she
was production counsel for hundreds of programs of every conceivable


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1992

  1. Entertainment: 40%
  2. Internet: 30%
  3. Communications & Media: 30%


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Contact Info

Law Offices of Kathleen Conkey

353 West 11th Street
New York, NY, 10014-6220



NYCurrently registered 199203/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Graduated With Highest HonorsRutgers Law School Newark1991
Rutgers Law ReviewRutgers Law Review1990
Tischler ScholarRutgers School of Law, Newark1989

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Of CounselJacobs deBrauwere LLP2007 - 2008
N/ALaw Offices of Kathleen Conkey2007 - Present
Vice President, Senior CounselMTV Networks2004 - 2006
Assistant General CounselKing World Productions/CBS1996 - 2004
AssociateLankeanu Kovner & Kurtz1994 - 1996
AssociateDebevoise & Plimpton1991 - 1994


Association NamePosition NameDuration
William Allen White Foundation, Inc.Member Board of Trustees2011 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
Association of the Bar of the City of New YorkMember1991 - Present


Publication NameTitleDate
New York State Bar Association PublicationsCounseling Content Providers in the Digital Age2010
Rutgers Law ReviewComment on Masson v. The New Yorker1990


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Rutgers School of Law, NewarkLawJD - Juris Doctor1991
University of KansasJournalismBA - Bachelor of Arts1980
University of KansasTheaterB.G.S1980

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
NYCLA Public ForumThe Digital Deluge: Representing Online Publications2011
17th Annual Austin Film Festival & ConferenceMake It Legal: What You Need to Know About Entertainment Rights2010
MLRC Institute Speaker's BureauProtecting Confidential Sources: A Reporter's and a Lawyer's Perspective2008
Continuing Legal EducationIndecency in Television, Radio, Internet2008
Continuing Legal EducationPre-Broadcast Review2006