I have specialized in First Amendment and anti-SLAPP issues since 1993, and have... more
I have specialized in First Amendment and anti-SLAPP issues since 1993, and have written and lectured widely on the California anti-SLAPP law. My anti-SLAPP expertise has been recognized in four appellate opinions. I am a 1972 graduate of Harvard Law School and a member of the California Bar. I have prevailed in many SLAPP cases, including seven resulting in published appellate opinio... view profile
Before I was an attorney, I spent approximately 10 years in the restaurant industry.... more
Before I was an attorney, I spent approximately 10 years in the restaurant industry. I also started and ran a painting contracting company during college. Even in those non-legal positions, I found myself advocating for others who did not have much of a voice. Often these were low-level employees whose employers took advantage of because they were young, female, immigrants, or did not speak flu... view profile
Libel and slander are forms of “defamation.” Defamation is when someone intentionally lies about you and harms your reputation. Libel is written defamation and slander is spoken defamation. Lawyers who handle libel lawsuits and slander lawsuits know how to spot lies, and know the information you will need to prove the liar intended to hurt you. While our freedom of speech rights can make defamation difficult to prove, libel and slander lawyers can help you with these cases. They can also defend you if you've been wrongfully accused of lying about someone.
Libel / Slander Lawyers in cities near Piedmont, CA