Media and Defamation

Technology and social media have upended the modern media and communications landscape, creating a perilous new world for individuals and businesses who fall victim to reckless practices that can cause lasting reputation damage.

Defamatory communications can spread exponentially and literally travel around the world in a flash. Those unfairly caught in the glare are protected by defamation laws, but it takes knowledgeable attorneys to effectively prosecute such cases and obtain justice for individuals and businesses for their damages.

Farrar & Ball has gained national exposure for its work on one of the highest-profile defamation cases in a generation. The firm currently represents parents of children slain in the Sandy Hook Elementary School mass shooting in litigation against controversial InfoWars radio host Alex Jones. The lawsuits seek to hold Mr. Jones accountable for his vile assertions that the Sandy Hook parents were l