Publication liability issues can occur for any business. Our Media Practice understands how to implement pragmatic solutions that transcend the courtroom to help clients resolve challenging issues around defamation and other publishing-related legal issues, whether it be in traditional broadcast or print, in nonfiction books and screenplays, or on social media.

We apply our experience to create smart roadmaps to get to a solution, with as little headache, expense, and time as possible. We strategically assist clients with the following services:

  • Defense of defamation and privacy claims, with a focus in privileges, anti-SLAPP motions, constitutional defenses, and jurisdictional strategies
  • Creative conflict resolution and reputation repair with a focus on content takedown and strategic partnerships with public relations professionals
  • Pre-publication review and risk assessment

When clients find themselves suffering from reputational harm, we know to look for practical solutions, including use of takedown procedures, partnerships with public relations professionals, use of retraction statutes, and if necessary, litigation.

Our attorneys have successfully defended numerous defamation cases, including for news organizations, celebrities, and businesses, often with an award of attorney’s fees for our client. We often can develop strategies to use dispositive motions to dismiss cases early in the litigation, saving the client fees and the stress of a trial.



Judicial privilege has boundaries, at least in Texas

May 28th, 2021

In my experience, attorneys often include inflammatory, defamatory statements in Complaints and Answers – not for the purpose of pleading…

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2019 Georgia Legal Awards, Litigation Department of the Year

June 20th, 2019

The Daily Report mentioned Taylor English’s Litigation Department for being honored with “Litigation Department of the Year” by the…

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About Taylor English

Taylor English Duma LLP was built from the ground up to provide highest-quality legal services for optimal value. The firm combines the best aspects of a traditional law firm with seasoned attorneys throughout the United States. Together, our attorneys work each day to provide timely, creative, and cost-effective counsel to help clients solve problems and achieve goals. Taylor English clients run the gamut from Fortune 500 companies to middle market businesses to start ups and entrepreneurs. The firm is the Georgia law firm member of GGI Global Alliance AG, the leading worldwide alliance of accounting and law firms, giving our clients access to a trusted stable of high-quality professional services organizations around the globe.

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