A former reporter, Bruce Brown focuses his practice in the areas of libel and invasion of privacy defense, copyright, and newsgathering. Having spent 15 years with the firm practicing in the media area, Bruce is now of counsel while he serves as executive director of the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, where he works with journalists and media organizations to protect and preserve their rights under the First Amendment.
Bruce is a lecturer at the University of Virginia Law School where he co-directs the First Amendment clinic and is an adjunct faculty member in Georgetown University's master's program in Professional Studies in Journalism. He serves on the First Amendment Advisors Board of the Media Institute. He has been co-chair of the Legislative Affairs Committee of the Media Law Resource Center in New York.