EVW Wins Injunction and Damages Against Celebrity Journalist

  • Bob Churchill and Rob Gross obtained injunctive relief and damages against a celebrity journalist who aired an interview with an EVW client concerning a matter of public interest, without prior client approval, as required by agreement. Notwithstanding the journalist’s First Amendment claims, the injunction against use of the interview was sustained on multiple appeals, with the United States Supreme Court denying a stay against enforcement of the client’s judgment. The journalist was held in contempt for failing to honor the judgment and other court orders.