Leopold, Petrich & Smith Legal Team Joins Ballard Spahr

Two nationally renowned Media and Entertainment Law practices have joined forces to create a powerhouse team with an expanded presence in Los Angeles.

Ballard Spahr was named 2019 Law Firm of the Year for Media Law and Copyright Law by U.S. News and World Report – Best Lawyers. It also serves clients in business and transactions, finance, intellectual property, litigation, and real estate, with lawyers in 15 offices around the country.

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Defense Victories in “Borat” Lawsuits (2006-present)

August 11, 2006

LP & S supervised the defense of several cases in various locations involving the 2006 motion picture Borat starring Sasha Baron Cohen for defendant Twentieth Century Fox. The cases involved invasion of privacy, right of publicity and defamation claims in jurisdictions throughout the nation. To date, all of the cases have been resolved in favor of defendants.