Peter Canfield has over thirty years experience in complex civil and criminal trial and appellate litigation in courts across the country. He has served as a prosecutor in the United States Justice Department and as a Deputy District Attorney in the State of Alabama. For the past twenty five years, he has been a partner in private practice focused on protecting the constitutional rights of his clients, including the day-to-day representation of reporters, authors, newspapers, broadcasters and other media organizations involved in exposing wrongdoing by and against the government. Peter obtained his law degree from Yale Law School in 1979 and has been recognized in The Best Lawyers in America since 1993. Read More
Tom Clyde has been zealously representing individual and corporate clients in litigation at the trial and appellate level since 1992. He has a wide array of experience in civil litigation in federal and state courts, with a particular emphasis on representing journalists and other news gatherers involved in investigative journalism. He regularly advises the news media and other investigative organizations regarding their legal rights during investigations including in connection with electronic eavesdropping, hidden cameras, trade secrets, freedom of information laws, internet privacy and other related topics. Tom obtained his law degree from Duke University Law School in 1992 and has been recognized in The Best Lawyers in America since 2002. Read More
Marcia Bull Stadeker has extensive trial and appellate experience with a focus in the area of civil rights, First Amendment litigation, and employment litigation. She began her career as a civil rights attorney with the renowned Southern Poverty Law Center in Montgomery, Alabama. As a partner at Dow Lohnes, she has represented clients in state and federal court throughout the country litigating controversies over constitutionally protected speech and issues relating to retaliation, wrongful discharge, emotional distress and other employment-related claims. Having represented both plaintiffs and defendants during her legal career, Marcia has obtained an invaluable perspective from both sides of the table. She obtained her law degree from Harvard Law School in 1994. Read More
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