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Elizabeth Ritvo

Elizabeth Ritvo is a Partner in the Litigation and Media and Publishing groups at Brown Rudnick.  Ms. Ritvo has more than thirty years of broad experience in complex commercial litigation, and regularly counsels and represents newspapers, television stations, publishers and other media in libel, invasion of privacy, access, First Amendment and copyright matters.

Her legal victories include: defending a newspaper against a defamation claim brought by the Islamic Society of Boston against a client newspaper; defending a non-party newspaper’s assertion of privilege in litigation brought by a libel plaintiff against an insurer; defending a television station in a defamation claim brought by a father who was the focus of nationwide manhunt during a custody dispute and became subject of television broadcast; and others.

Ms. Ritvo has also served as an arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association for business and construction disputes.