SLADE METCALF was a partner in Hogan Lovells' New York office until June 30, 2012 when he retired from the practice of law. While at Hogan Lovells, he handled litigation and general consultation for a variety of media entities. His practice focused on issues involving libel, invasion of privacy, copyright, and trademark law and he represented newspapers, magazines, book publishers, television and radio stations, motion picture studios, and authors.
An active speaker and writer on media law topics, Slade is the author of a legal treatise titled Rights and Liabilities of Publishers, Broadcasters and Reporters. He is a former Chairman of the Legal Affairs Committee of the Magazine Publishers of America, Inc., and participated in numerous bar association committees regarding media, communications, art, copyright, and literary property. Slade has lectured extensively on media law at forums, including conferences of the Practicing Law Institute, the Magazine Publishers of America, Inc., the American Society of Magazine Editors, and the International Trademark Association.
Slade currently resides in Charleston, South Carolina and is an adjunct professor at the College of Charleston where he teaches a course in media law.
J.D., New York University School of Law, 1973
A.B., Princeton University, 1968
AWARDS / RANKINGS
Chambers USA, First Amendment Litigation (Nationwide), 2009-2012;
Media and Entertainment: First Amendment Litigation (New York), 2003-2012
New York Super Lawyers, 2006-2012
The Best Lawyers in America, 1992-2012