David S. Bralow is the First Amendment Counsel for First Look Media Works, Inc., publisher of The Intercept, an award winning news organization that practices fearless journalism to hold the powerful accountable. He is also the Legal Director of the Press Freedom Defense Fund, which has recently supported the defense of Reality Winner.
From First Amendment defense to engaging in complicated corporate transactions, Mr. Bralow has spent more than twenty years providing legal advice to media companies. His practice includes libel and privacy defense, access to government information under FOIA and state laws; content protection, including copyright and trademark advice, new media transactions, and regulatory advice, including telemarketing and consumer regulations.
Prior to joining Pepper, Mr. Bralow was senior vice president and general counsel at Digital First Media (also known as MediaNews Group, Inc.). He previously served as assistant general counsel for the Tribune Company, where he provided legal advice to Tribune Company’s newspapers, websites and television stations.
Prior to attending law school, Mr. Bralow was a reporter and editor for newspapers in New York, Pennsylvania and Florida. He also taught media law courses at City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism and New York University School of Continuing Professional Studies.