First Amendment & Media Law

Bernardi, Ronayne & Glusac, P.C., COUNSEL TO THE MICHIGAN ASSOCIATION OF BROADCASTERS SINCE 1982

Bernardi, Ronayne & Glusac, P.C., represents media outlets in matters ranging from defending claims and lawsuits for defamation to pursuing claims for media access to courtrooms, public records, and government meetings. We have actively represented the evolving media industry for decades, and thoroughly understand the media business and the law that the media must deal with every day. We strive for a practical, results-oriented approach for our clients. We believe in defending the media from assaults and we share our clients' passions for wide access to government information under the First Amendment and other access law. We represent local media outlets with issues throughout the State of Michigan. Our core services include:

  • Litigation. We represent media entities in claims and lawsuits including defamation and other claims for damages filed against the media.
  • Reporter Subpoenas. We defend media outlets and their journalists in resisting efforts to obtain testimony and evidence from them in violation of their shield law rights.
  • Access to Courts and Government/FOIA Requests. We pursue access to court proceedings, public records, and open meetings for members of the news media.
  • Pre-publication and Pre-broadcast Review. We counsel media outlets on potential legal issues in articles, investigative, or other coverage before publication or broadcast.

You can rely on Bernardi, Ronayne & Glusac, P.C., for straight answers to your questions and assertive defense of your rights under the law.

Call now to discuss your problems and schedule your free consultation. Located in Plymouth, Michigan, we represent clients throughout the State of Michigan.