|Suing the media, supporting the First Amendment:
the paradox of Neville Johnson
and the battle for privacy
By Robert D. Richards and Clay Calvert
Johnson is the man to whom many plaintiffs now turn when it comes to suing the media. Perhaps only Atlanta-based attorney L. Lin Wood–who represents Carolyn Condit’s husband Gary in his defamation suit against writer Dominick Dunne – can rival Johnson as the go-to attorney for plaintiffs seeking redress for disparaged reputations and privacy invasions.