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Sigmund D. Schutz

An expert in environmental law and litigation, Sigmund D. Schutz also concentrates his practice in media law, as an attorney for the Maine Press Association.

In the realm of media law, Mr. Schutz’s victories include: defending eight media organizations in federal court against claims of libel, invasion of privacy and violation of civil rights, winning access to state and federal public records and the dismissal of claims against a New York Times reporter.

Mr. Shutz is listed in the Best Lawyers in America in First Amendment Law, and has been published in The Open Government Guide by The Reporters Committee for the Freedom of the Press, and Media Libel Law by the Media Law Resource Center. In addition to NEFAC, Mr. Shutz is also a member of the Maine Freedom of Information Coalition, and is a fellow of both the Litigation Counsel of America and the Maine Bar Foundation.

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