Guylyn Cummins is a special counsel in the Entertainment, Technology and Advertising Practice Group in the firm’s San Diego office. Ms. Cummins has spent her entire career working in media and entertainment law.
A seasoned litigator, she represents a broad array of media and entertainment clients relating to First Amendment issues, including access issues, defamation and advertising content, plus trademark and copyright fair use. Representative clients include BusinessWeek, Clear Channel, KGTV, KFMB, KNSD, voiceofsandiego.com, inewssource.org, Investigative News Network, and Salon.com.
J.D., University of San Diego, 1985, magna cum laude
M.A., University of Southern California, 1982, thesis program
B.A., University of Nebraska, 1979, with high distinction
United States District Courts for the Central, Southern and Eastern Districts
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
United States Supreme Court
Member and Past Chair, Governing Board of the American Bar Association Forum on Communications Law
Member and Past Chair of many committees, Media Law Resource Center
Member, numerous media organizations throughout California and the nation