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Martin Garbus is one of the country's top trial lawyers, as well as an author and sought-after speaker. An expert at every level of civil, criminal trial, and litigation, he has appeared before the United States Supreme Court in leading first amendment cases, and his cases have established precedents there and in other courts throughout the country. Marty Garbus and his legal achievements have been recognized by several national publications and with listings in both Who's Who in America and Who's Who in Best Lawyers in America.
Martin Garbus' reputation as one of the country's top attorneys is confirmed by his long and impressive list of clients, for example, Nelson Mandela, Vaclav Havel, Penguin Books, Al Pacino, and Miramax. Mr. Garbus has also been appointed the attorney/executor/trustee for several high-profile estates, including those of Igor Stravinsky, John Cheever, Marilyn Monroe, and Margaret Mitchell. Recently, Mr. Garbus represented Eric Corley in the first copyright case, a landmark case, tried under the new Digital Millennium Copyright Act. He has represented prisoners of conscience throughout the world.
Marty Garbus is a prolific author with six books and many articles to his credit. His books include The Next 25 Years: How the Supreme Court Will Make You Forget the Meaning of Words Like Privacy, Equality and Freedom and Tough Talk: How I Fought for Writers, Comics, Bigots, and the American Way, a book that examines First Amendment issues and Internet-related media problems. Martin Garbus' articles have appeared in such prominent publications as the New York Times, Media Law & Policy, New York Law Journal, National Law Journal, the Las Angelas Times, and the Washington Post.