Thomas J. Cafferty, who leads the highly respected Media Law Team at Gibbons, has played a significant role in shaping New Jersey’s laws regarding government transparency and public access – those governing electronic devices in the courtroom and access to judicial and government records. He has extensive experience litigating and counseling on First Amendment and media issues and handles some of the most complex and significant matters relating to these issues in New Jersey, addressing, for example:
- cameras in the courtroom;
- invasion of privacy and defamation;
- crisis management;
- the Shield Law;
- the Open Public Meetings Act; and
- public notice.