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Barbara W. Wall

Barbara W. Wall

Gannett Co., Inc.
Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Officer
Mclean , VA, USA


Barbara Wall was named Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Officer of Gannett Co., Inc. in 2015. In her current role, Barbara is responsible for the legal affairs of the company, heads the corporate legal department and provides legal counsel to the board of directors, chairman of the board, chief executive officer and other senior management. She also provides advice and oversight in numerous areas including strategic transactions, securities, intellectual property, ethics, compliance, and First Amendment.

Wall has written and lectured extensively on free speech issues, intellectual property rights, and the legal issues associated with the digital transformation of the media industry.  Wall is past chair of the American Bar Association’s Forum on Communications Law, a member of the Board of Directors of the News Media Alliance, a Trustee of the Freedom Forum Institute and has taught communications law as an adjunct professor at George Washington and American universities. In 2012, she received the First Amendment Award from the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press and in 2017 she was one selected by the New York County Lawyer’s Association as one of 50 “Outstanding Women in the Legal Profession” to be honored at the organization’s 103rd Annual Dinner in New York City.

Barbara W. Wall is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Defamation and Related Claims - Communications Law in the Digital Age 2017, Monday, November 13, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Defamation and Related Claims - Defamation and Related Claims , Monday, November 13, 2017
Transcripts  Transcripts Defamation and Related Claims - Defamation and Related Claims , Monday, November 13, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Defamation and Related Claims - Defamation and Related Claims , Monday, November 13, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Communications Law in the Digital Age 2017, Friday, November 17, 2017, New York, NY
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