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Frank is an experienced litigator and counselor specializing in media and entertainment law, libel defense, intellectual property and Internet law. His clients include television production companies, leaders in the digital information industry, and individual producers, executives and talent, among others.
Frank regularly drafts and negotiates a variety of complex agreements and contracts, and aggressively defends the interests of his media and corporate clients in the state and federal courts. He also advises on First Amendment matters, copyrights and trademarks, and the rights of privacy and publicity, and has a particular expertise in identifying – and heading off – potential problems for clients in the process of pre-broadcast and pre-publication content review.
A graduate of Georgetown University and the Harvard Law School, Frank began his career as a litigator at a large New York law firm. An interest in politics and the news business led to a Master’s degree from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism, and a stint as an investigative journalist and on-air reporter for two local television stations and Court TV. Frank also taught for five semesters as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Media and Communications Law at Syracuse University’s prestigious Newhouse School of Public Communications.