Peter C. Canfield

Peter Canfield focuses on defending publication tort claims, enforcing access to government information, protecting sources and other sensitive information, and safeguarding media distribution rights and intellectual property. He has handled nationwide, including at trial, over 150 libel, privacy, and access cases for digital media and cable programmers, newspapers and wire services, book and magazine publishers, and radio and television broadcast stations and networks, as well as non-media entities and individuals.

Peter also has experience in other high-stakes litigation, assisting clients with shareholder disputes, securities claims, advertising issues, contests for high-status personnel, class privacy and data breach assertions, and legal malpractice. [1]