The right of free speech is the foundation of all the other freedoms guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution. As US Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas said: Restriction of free thought and free speech is the most dangerous of all subversions. It is the one un-American act that could most easily defeat us. The firm engages in First Amendment litigation in many forms. It represents employees who have been terminated in retaliation for exercising their rights of free speech or association. It defends defamation cases, often bringing a special motion to strike under CCP, Sec. 425.16.
The firm has also prosecuted both right to privacy and right to publicity/name and likeness appropriation cases and has handled many copyright/trademark matters.