Greg Beck is a lawyer in Washington, DC specializing in public interest and appellate litigation.
Greg’s work focuses on free-speech issues, and includes commercial speech and lawyer advertising; intellectual property; consumers’ rights; and federal jurisdiction. He has litigated cases in the U.S. Supreme Court, most of the U.S. Courts of Appeals, and district courts around the country. Greg has been quoted widely in media including the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, U.S. News and World Report, the National Law Journal, Wired Magazine, and National Public Radio’s All Things Considered and On the Media. He also teaches appellate advocacy as an adjunct professor.
Greg is an expert on legal issues of commercial speech and lawyer advertising, and has brought a number of successful First Amendment challenges to state lawyer advertising regulations. He consults with lawyers on advertising and other ethics issues, assists in obtaining bar approval and appealing denial of their ads, and opposes the adoption of new advertising restrictions.
Greg is also an authority on intellectual property law; he advises clients and he has litigated cutting-edge cases on copyright, trademark, and the intersection of intellectual property with the First Amendment. In other cases, Greg has litigated issues of Internet speech, the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the Truth in Lending Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Fourth Amendment, administrative law, attorneys’ fees, and a range of other subjects.
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