Steve brings years of experience at the national and regional levels to assisting clients with a broad variety of needs.   He continues to defend the rights of actors, writers, musicians, artists, journalists and news organizations.   His experience encompasses the protection and licensing of trademarks and copyright, defense and prosecution of slander and libel, protection of privacy,  use of Freedom of Information laws, zoning, land use, the sale of real estate and estate administration. 

The Nevas Law Group maintains strategic affiliations with attorneys known for their reputation with highly sophisticated problems.

Steve’s practice draws on years as a network correspondent, investigative reporter, law school professor and network executive.

He served as counsel to a major food company and its charitable foundation.

He appears in state and federal trial and appellate courts.

Stephen Nevas

Background

 

Co-Chair, Media and the Law Section, Connecticut Bar Association

Board of Directors, Connecticut Public Affair Network (C-PAN)

Board of Directors, Connecticut Foundation for Open Government

Board of Directors, Connecticut Council for Freedom of Information

Executive Director & Senior Research Scholar, Yale Law School Knight 

   Media and Law Program – Information Society Project

General Counsel, National Public Radio

Chief Law Correspondent & Supreme Court Correspondent, CNN &

   Mutual/NBC Radio Network

First Amendment Counsel, National Association of Broadcasters

Chairman, Joint Washington Media Committee

President and Board Member, Norwalk Symphony Orchestra

Admitted to Practice

Connecticut

Massachusetts

District of Columbia

U.S. District Court for the District of Connecicut

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York

EDUCATION

Northeastern University Law School (J.D.)

University of Pennsylvania, Annenberg School for Communication (M.A.C.)

University of Connecticut (B.A.)

Presentations

 

Federal Trade Commission, Workshop: How Will

   Journalism Survive the Internet Age?

Yale Law School, Journalism & the New Media Ecology:

   Who Will Pay the Messengers?

Yale Law School, Student Internet Speech: What Are

   We Teaching the Facebook Generation?