Cases involving the First Amendment, such as those for defamation or false advertising, involve a host of specific issues and procedures that a litigator must be prepared to use or defend against. Most notably, such suits may be subject to California’s Anti-SLAPP Law, which was enacted to protect citizens’ free speech rights. A defendant may use its’- procedures to strike a case before it has even begun. By contrast, an unprepared plaintiff may not only lose its suit at the outset, but also be required to pay defendant’s legal fees.
Mr. Naim has substantial expertise with both the substantive law of defamation and false advertising, and the special procedures developed to protect First Amendment rights.
For more information about Mr. Naim’s First Amendment practice, please contact him for a consultation.