Margaret Strouse is an associate in the firm's Litigation Department, focusing her practice within the Media and Entertainment Law practice group. Margaret's practice focuses on First Amendment issues by defending media clients against defamation claims and pursuing access to public records.
As a former Ballard Spahr legal intern, Margaret researched Maryland executive and legislative privileges under the Maryland Freedom of Information Act and reviewed First Amendment right of access cases for a multi-state survey. Margaret also has experience representing clients before the Trademark Trial and Appeals Board and drafting fair use Error and Omissions letters for documentary films.
Pro Bono Experience
Margaret has served as a student attorney representing small businesses through the Washington College of Law Glushko-Sameulson Intellectual Property clinic.
American Bar Association, Forum on Communications Law
Board Memberships & Community Service
Mentor, D.C. Family and Youth Initiative, 2019-present
American University Washington College of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2020)
American University Law Review
Wake Forest University (B.A., cum laude, 2017)
Not admitted to practice in the District of Columbia, supervised by a D.C. attorney