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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 FREE of charge to NYPA members.

Fax your questions
NYPA members should summarize libel questions on the libel hotline referral fax form and fax or email it to the law firm indicated on the form. Newspapers in the five boroughs and in Westchester, Nassau and Suffolk Counties should utilize the law firm of Levine, Sullivan, and Koch (212-850-6299 fax; 212-850-6100 phone or send an e-mail to All others should utilize the services of Bond, Schoeneck, and King (315-422-3598 fax or 315-422-0121 phone). 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.

Bond, Schoeneck & King Libel Hotline Referral Form

Levine Sullivan Koch & Schulz Libel Hotline Referral Form

After Business Hours:

Levine, Sullivan, and Koch can be reached after 6:00 pm by contacting a hotline attorney directly using the numbers below:

Monday  Rachel Strom   917-723-2161
Tuesday Katharine Larsen
Wednesday  Lizzie
Thursday  Nabiha Syed
Friday  Patrick Kabat
Saturday  Julia Atcherley 347-682-9738
Sunday  Alia Smith  646-548-7144 


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

Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday
Rick Weber
Tuesday, Thursday & Sunday
Cliff Tsan

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