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Legal Vetting: Pre-Publication Review of Manuscripts

The importance of pre-publication legal review of your manuscript cannot be overstated. In this one-hour seminar, Carolyn Schurr Levin, a New York City attorney who specializes in pre-publication legal review of content and editorial risk management, will discuss what the legal vetting process entails, what to expect, and why it’s worthwhile. A live Q&A will follow Ms. Levin’s presentation.



Carolyn Schurr Levin is Of Counsel at the firm Miller Korzenik Sommers Rayman LLP, where her practice focuses on First Amendment, media, publishing, and intellectual property law. She has wide ranging experience in prepublication legal review of content and editorial risk management. From 2008 to 2019, Ms. Levin was a Lecturer of Media Law at the Stony Brook University School of Journalism, where she also served in the role of Media Law Adviser from 2013 to 2019. She has taught a graduate course in Legal Aspects of Publishing Law at Pace University and currently teaches Media Ethics and Law in the Department of Journalism and the Writing Professions at Baruch College. Before teaching full time, Ms. Levin served as the Vice President and General Counsel of Ziff Davis Media and the Vice President and General Counsel of Newsday. She earned her undergraduate degree from Johns Hopkins University and her law degree from the University of Chicago Law School. She is admitted to the bars of New York, Connecticut, and the District of Columbia