Kelli Sager is a partner in the Los Angeles office of Davis Wright Tremaine LLP, and has more than 26 years of litigation experience representing television and radio broadcasters, cable companies, motion picture producers and distributors, newspapers and magazines, book authors, Internet companies, and Web publishers, both at the trial and appellate level of federal and state courts. Her practice encompasses all areas of media and entertainment litigation, including defamation, privacy, idea submission claims, access, prior restraint, reporter's shield laws, copyright and trademark law, and Internet law.
Kelli is the former Chair of the ABA Forum on Communications Law, and has served as Western Division representative since 2002. She is a member of Southwestern University of Law's National Institute of Entertainment and Media Law International Advisory Board and The Donald W. Reynolds National Center for the Courts and Media Advisory Committee. She served as the Chair of the International Bar Association's Media Committee from 2009-2011, as well as previously serving as President of the Media Law Resource Center's Defense Counsel Section. The Los Angeles Daily Journal named her among its 2012 Top Intellectual Property Litigators, as well as one of its 2012 Top Women Litigators and most recently to the 2012 Top 100 Lawyers in California. Kelli has also been included in The Hollywood Reporter's Power Lawyer List since 2007, included as one of Lawdragon's 500 Leading Lawyers in America since 2005, and was recently ranked by Chambers USA for the fourth consecutive year in its top tier of media attorneys in the country.