Connie Pendleton represents clients in the area of media law, from pre-publication counseling through trial and appeal. She represents online publishers, production companies, cable news and entertainment networks; television and radio broadcasters; book, magazine and newspaper publishers; book sellers, journalists and authors in defamation, privacy and newsgathering claims; reporter’s privilege, copyright, theft of ideas and other First Amendment matters. She also provides advice on advertising, marketing, contests, sweepstakes and other promotions.
As the daughter of a U.S. Foreign Service Officer and a World Bank lawyer, Pendleton grew up around the world, living in Tel Aviv, Bujumbura, Burundi in Central Africa, Brussels, London, Paris, Washington, DC, Boston and New York.
Her clients include Air America Radio Network, Al Jazeera, Amazon.com, Atlantic Media, AOL/Huffington Post/Oath, Bauer Publishing, Center for American Progress, Center for Public Integrity, China Central Television (CCTV), CNN, Comcast, Discovery Communications (Discovery Channel, Animal Planet, TLC, Investigation Discovery, Science Channel), Dow Jones (The Wall Street Journal, Barron’s), E! Entertainment Television, The Economist, Facebook, Fusion, Gannett Co., Jet.com, Journal Communications, Inc., MTV, News Corp., NBCUniversal, Pew, Pro Publica, Inc., Random House, Scripps Networks Interactive (HGTV, Food Network, Travel Channel), Simon & Schuster, Some Spider (Scary Mommy.com, Café.com), TheCipherOnline.com, United Mine Workers of America and V-Day.