TIER 1 (TOP TIER)
 National
   Litigation - First Amendment
 Los Angeles
   First Amendment Law
   Litigation - First Amendment
 San Fransisco
   Media Law
Jassy Speaks to California Chapter of Media Law Resource Center About Government Efforts To Gather Information
April 2017 - Jean-Paul Jassy spoke to the California Chapter of the Media Law Resource Center about challenging government efforts to subpoena and obtain information and documents from reporters and internet service providers.  
TIER 1 (TOP TIER)
 National
   Litigation - First Amendment
 Los Angeles
   First Amendment Law
   Litigation - First Amendment
 San Fransisco
   Media Law
Jassy Serves On Los Angeles County Bar Association Panel Discussing Developments in First Amendment Law
March 2017 - Jean-Paul Jassy served as a panelist discussing developments in First Amendment law for a program hosted by the Entertainment & Intellectual Property Section of the Los Angeles County Bar Association.  
TIER 1 (TOP TIER)
 National
   Litigation - First Amendment
 Los Angeles
   First Amendment Law
   Litigation - First Amendment
 San Fransisco
   Media Law
Threatened Suit Unlocks Records
February 2017 - After threatening to sue over “inexcusable delays” in disclosing records in response to Public Records Act requests made by the East Bay Times for records pertaining to the Dec. 2, 2016 Ghost Ship warehouse fire that killed 36 people in Oakland, Ca., the City of Oakland capitulates, disclosing hundreds of records revealing dozens of calls to police and contacts prior to the tragic fire.   See here and here  
TIER 1 (TOP TIER)
 National
   Litigation - First Amendment
 Los Angeles
   First Amendment Law
   Litigation - First Amendment
 San Fransisco
   Media Law
Jassy and Vick Listed Again in Super Lawyers
January 2017 - Jean-Paul Jassy and Kevin L. Vick are recognized again as Southern California Super Lawyers in a peer-reviewed process that includes only 5% of area attorneys.  Jassy is listed in Media & Advertising and Vick is listed in Intellectual Property Litigation.  
TIER 1 (TOP TIER)
 National
   Litigation - First Amendment
 Los Angeles
   First Amendment Law
   Litigation - First Amendment
 San Fransisco
   Media Law
Jassy Serves As Speaker On Reporter's Privilege Issues For MLRC Institute
January 2017 - Jean-Paul Jassy spoke on reporter's privilege and reporter's shield issues at a media law workshop for reporters hosted by the Media Law Resource Center Institute.  
TIER 1 (TOP TIER)
 National
   Litigation - First Amendment
 Los Angeles
   First Amendment Law
   Litigation - First Amendment
 San Fransisco
   Media Law
Press Victory in Libel Trial
December 2016 - Jassy Vick Carolan wins trial de novo in small claims libel case brought against Bay Area News Group/Digital First Media stemming from its reporting on a civil suit filed against members of a small water reclamation district by two of its employees.  In reversing a judgment in favor of plaintiffs, the Honorable Steve Treat of Contra Costa County Superior Court found lacking evidence of constitutional malice as defined by the U.S. Supreme Court in New York Times v. Sullivan. Between 1982-1983, Judge Treat clerked for the U.S. Supreme Court Justice who wrote the Court’s 1964 opinion in Sullivan – Justice William Brennan.