Bergeson, LLP, one of Silicon Valley’s leading business litigation firms, announced today that nationally recognized First Amendment and media law attorneys Anthony Michael Glassman and Rebecca Nell Kaufman have joined the firm’s new Southern California office as partners, and will lead the Media Law group.
Mr. Glassman and Ms. Kaufman are among a select group of attorneys who represent clients in high-profile media cases, including defamation, commercial disparagement, invasion of privacy and misappropriation of name, likeness and performance.
A former Assistant United States Attorney and Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, Mr. Glassman has represented such notable clients as Allergan Pharmaceutical International and Sketchers USA. In addition, Mr. Glassman recently co-chaired a $38.3 million unanimous jury verdict in a Nevada Internet defamation case.
Ms. Kaufman has litigated cases involving numerous industries, including banking, insurance, construction, real estate, technology, and industrial manufacturing. Her focus is on First Amendment rights, media law, product disparagement, publicity and privacy rights and crisis management.
“We are thrilled to welcome Tony and Rebecca to the Bergeson team to lead the media law practice group in our new Southern California office,” said Managing Partner Caroline McIntyre. “Their unparalleled expertise in First Amendment and media law issues are a perfect complement to our practice, and sets the stage for continued expansion and enhanced client service.”
“I have worked on matters with the Bergeson team for more than two decades and could not be more pleased to join forces with such an outstanding law firm,” said Anthony Glassman. “We look forward to expanding our footprint into Silicon Valley and San Francisco.”
Mr. Glassman and Ms. Kaufman will work out of the new Bergeson, LLP office at 9350 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 206, Beverly Hills, CA 90212, telephone: (310) 846-5257.