Alexander I. Ziccardi

Associate

ziccardia@ballardspahr.com
Tel 215.988.9751
Fax 215.864.8999
Philadelphia

Alexander I. Ziccardi represents journalists and other media clients in matters covering a wide variety of content-related issues, including defamation, right of publicity, reporter’s privilege, and right of access to government records. He also advises clients on intellectual property matters.

While in law school, Mr. Ziccardi taught a writing course at Cornell University that explored contemporary First Amendment topics.

Mr. Ziccardi previously was with the highly regarded First Amendment boutique law firm Levine Sullivan Koch & Schulz, which merged with Ballard Spahr in October 2017.

Judicial Clerkships

Hon. William J. Martini, U.S. District Court Judge for the District of New Jersey

Publications

Co-author, “2017 Update: Developments in the Law of Access,” Practising Law Institute, September 1, 2017

“Why Consumers May Take a Bit More Comfort in Writing That Yelp Review,” The Legal Intelligencer, March 10, 2017

“When Grumpy Cat Becomes Grumpy Plaintiff: Memes In Court,” Law360, March 9, 2017

Cornell Law School (J.D. 2012, magna cum laude)
Notes Editor, Cornell Law Review
Order of the Coif
Peter Belfer Memorial Prize

Vassar College (B.A. 2008, with departmental honors)

Pennsylvania

New York

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania