NYPA members have free access to the libel hotline for FAST answers to libel questions. Staffed by more than 20 attorneys who specialize in media law, the hotline is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and is provided  FREE of charge to NYPA members.

Email your questions

NYPA members should summarize libel questions in an email and send it to the appropriate law firm indicated. Newspapers in the five boroughs and in Westchester, Nassau and Suffolk Counties should utilize the law firm of Levine, Sullivan, and Koch (212-850-6100 phone or e-mail  libelhotline@lskslaw.com). All other newspapers should utilize the services of Bond, Schoeneck, and King (315-218-8100 phone). All submissions to BSK’s libel hotline should go to libelhotline@bsk.com. Libel inquiries received before 2pm will be responded to by 5pm the same day, and inquiries received after 2pm will be responded to by 2pm the following work day. In most cases requests will be responded to within an hour.

After Business Hours:

Levine Sullivan Koch & Schulz, LLP libel questions should be emailed to libelhotline@lskslaw.com.

Bond, Schoeneck & King can be reached after 7:00 pm by contacting a hotline attorney directly using the numbers below:

Monday Rick Weber 315-218-8375 rweber@bsk.com
Tuesday Cliff Tsan 315-218-8252 ctsan@bsk.com
Wednesday & Sunday Lucy Clippinger 315-218-8297 lsclippinger@bsk.com
Thursday & Saturday Kate Reid 315-218-8625 kreid@bsk.com
Friday Jonathan Fellows 315-218-8120 jfellows@bsk.com