Lawyers Representing Media Companies and First Amendment Rights in Oklahoma
Doerner Saunders Daniel & Anderson, L.L.P. attorneys represent many media companies and entities in Oklahoma, including Griffin Communications, member newspapers of The Oklahoma Press Association, Journal Broadcast Group, and the Oklahoma Publishing Company. In representing media entities, our attorneys take on defamation, privacy and First Amendment rights cases in Oklahoma.
The services we provide to radio, television and print media companies include:
- Defending suits for libel, slander and all privacy torts
- Drafting and negotiating business agreements
- Employment agreements for on-air personalities
- General legal counsel in employment law and business matters
- Pre-publication / Pre-broadcast review
- General news access and news gathering consultation
- Defense of news media outlets and journalists against subpoenas
In addition to Oklahoma media companies, we represent national media companies which have outlets or cover news stories in the state. For example, our attorneys represented Harper's Magazine, the Dallas Morning News and CBS News in litigation from 1984 through 2007.
Doerner Saunders Daniel & Anderson, L.L.P. is a member of the Defense Counsel Section of the Media Law Resource Center and authors the Oklahoma section of the MLRC's annual "50-State Survey of Media Privacy and Related Law." Our attorneys serve as counsel for the Oklahoma Press Association's Legal Services Plan.
Media and First Amendment Law Attorneys
Our media and First Amendment law attorneys include a past chairman of the Oklahoma Bar Association Bar-Media Relations Committee, a member of the American Bar Association Forum on Communications Law, and a former solicited articles editor for the Journal of Civil Rights and Social Justice. Three of our attorneys are listed in the Best Lawyers in America under the “First Amendment Law” category.
To discuss your case with a media and first admentment law attorney at the firm, please feel free to contact any of the below-listed attorneys. We have offices in Tulsa and Oklahoma City.
S. Douglas Dodd - Practice Group LeaderAmanda L. Thrash