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Thomas Rohlfs Burke

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Communications and media Attorney at San Francisco, CA

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  • Licensed for 34 years
    State CA
    Acquired 1989
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Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
505 Montgomery Street, Suite 800
San Francisco, CA, 94111-6533
Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
50 California St Fl 23
San Francisco, CA, 94111-4624
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Education

  • University of San Francisco School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1989
  • Arizona State University
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 1984

Associations

  • ABA Forum on Communications Law
  • Governing Board
  • 2008 - Present
  • Student Press Law Center
  • Legal Advisor
  • 2008 - Present
  • Media Defense Resource Center Internet Law Committee
  • Co-Chair
  • 2004 - Present
  • First Amendment Coalition
  • Legal Advisor
  • 1990 - Present
  • Northern California Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, Freedom of Information Committee
  • Co-chair
  • 2006 - 2008
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Honors and Awards

  • Best Lawyers in America
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2010
  • Northern California Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2009
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2009
  • America's Leading Business Lawyers - Media & Entertainment
  • Chambers USA
  • 2009
  • Northern California Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2008
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2008
  • America's Leading Business Lawyers - Media & Entertainment
  • Chambers USA
  • 2008
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2007
  • Northern California Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2007
  • Northern California Super Lawyer
  • 2006
  • America's Leading Business Lawyers - Media & Entertainment
  • 2006
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2006
  • America's Leading Business Lawyers - Media & Entertainment
  • 2005
  • Northern California Super Lawyer
  • 2004
  • America's Leading Business Lawyers - Media & Entertainment
  • 2004
  • America's Leading Business Lawyers - Media & Entertainment
  • 2003
  • James Madison Freedom of Information Award for Legal Counsel
  • Professional Journalists, Northern California Chapter
  • 2002
  • America's Leading Business Lawyers - Media & Entertainment
  • 2002
  • Northern California Super Lawyer
  • N/A
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Publications

  • MLRC MediaLawLetter
  • A Deeply Split Supreme Court Bars Cameras in Prop. 8 Same-Sex Marriage Trial
  • 2010
  • GC New York
  • Confronting Blog Spam
  • 2007
  • New York Law Journal
  • Cyber outlaws: Tracking Spammers, Phishers and Cybersquatters
  • 2005
  • The Courts and the News Media
  • Acess to the Courts
  • 2002
  • Internet Law & Practice
  • Disabilities and Internet Site Design
  • 2002
  • California newspaper Publisher's Association
  • The Reporter's Handbook on Media Law
  • 2000
  • Media Law and Defamation Torts Committee News (ABA)
  • Online Correction Policies: Reducing Defamation Exposure
  • 1999
  • The Courts and the News Media
  • Access to the Courts
  • 1993
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Speaking Engagements

  • Digital Media Conference
  • Breaking Down Social Media: Opportunities & Challenges for Content Owners, Brands & Marketers
  • 2009
  • Second Annual Environmental Law Forum
  • California's Anti-SLAPP Law and Environmental Litigation
  • 2007
  • California Chapter of the Media Law Resource Center
  • Section 230 Hypotheticals After Roommates.com
  • 2007
  • 20th Annual Media & Law Seminar
  • Media Mutation: A Fateful Force in Press Freedom
  • 2007
  • Second Annual William G. McGowan Forum on Communications, Technology and Government
  • Citizen Witness
  • 2006
  • Media Law Resource Center's Bi-Annual Conference
  • Internet Legal Issues
  • 2006
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San Francisco Communications and media Lawyer Thomas Rohlfs Burke
Thomas Rohlfs Burke
Communications and media Attorney
San Francisco, CA
Licensed for 34 years