Chuck Tobin is a Washington, D.C. partner with the National Media Practice Team of Holland & Knight LLP. Chuck represents newspapers, television stations and web operators in libel, privacy, subpoena, FOIA and copyright lawsuits around the country, and he counsels newsrooms on prepublication review. He also chairs the firm’s Drone Practice Group, which represents 22 news media companies in drone regulation and policy issues.
Prior to joining Holland & Knight, Chuck spent eight years as an inhouse lawyer at Gannett in Northern Virginia, and before law school, Chuck was a reporter for Gannett’s News-Press newspaper in Ft. Myers, FL.
Chuck is past chair of the Florida and DC Bars’ Media Law Committees, a past chair of the American Bar Association Forum on Communications Law, and immediate past president of the Media Law Resource Center’s Defense Counsel Section.