Marc J. Randazza is the managing partner of the firm and spends the majority of my time in the Las Vegas office, and is available for consultation in any of our offices, and at selected times in our correspondent firms’ offices in Turin, Italy and Paris, France. He is a nationally-known First Amendment and intellectual property attorney, and handles litigation and transactional matters nationwide.
Randazza’s First Amendment calling came to him at the University of Massachusetts, at Amherst, where he studied Journalism, but focused most of his studies on First Amendment legal issues.
After college, he worked as a journalist in Washington, DC, and Rome and Palermo, Italy, with sojourns on fishing vessels in Alaska, and oil tankers, tugboats, and freighters in the Caribbean and South Florida.
After his journalist and mariner days, he attended Georgetown University Law Center, where he earned his Juris Doctor degree, and where he spent time clerking for the Supreme Court of Vermont and for Rydin Carlsten Advokatbyrå, a Stockholm-based intellectual property law firm.
Immediately following law school, Marc received a fellowship from the Brechner Center for Freedom of Information at the University of Florida, where he spent two years conducting in-depth research, publishing, and lecturing on First Amendment and intellectual property law issues.
Following his fellowship, Randazza established a career focused on First Amendment and Internet law.
His practice includes representation of defendants in SLAPP actions, protestors, and other free speech cases as well as intellectual property litigation and transactions. His practice includes representation of Internet businesses with Section 230 protection, adult entertainment businesses, and other businesses and individuals in intellectual property and free speech matters. Randazza was honored by Vegas, Inc. as one of Southern Nevada’s best attorneys for lawsuits and disputes.
Randazza formerly taught First Amendment Law, Entertainment Law, Trademark Law, and Copyright Law at Barry University School of Law in Orlando, Florida. He is a frequent panelist at legal conferences focused on these issues. He is often asked for commentary in the mainstream media, and has frequently appeared on national television news shows, offering commentary on First Amendment legal issues.
Randazza is an officer of the First Amendment Lawyers’ Association. He is licensed to practice law in Nevada, California, Massachusetts, Arizona, Florida, all federal courts in those states, multiple federal appellate courts, and before the United States supreme court. He is also a Registered Trademark Agent with the Canadian Trademark Office.
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