Jean-Paul Jassy


Partner, Jassy Vick LLP


Jean-Paul (JP) Jassy litigates with an emphasis on disputes in the media, Internet, First Amendment and entertainment arenas. He also represents businesses in breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, fraud, copyright, idea submission and profit participation cases. He’s taught First Amendment and media law at top universities, and repeatedly been named by his peers to The Best Lawyers in America®. JP founded a law firm that was listed as Tier 1 (top tier) by US News & World Report in its field both nationally and locally. The publishers of Los Angeles Magazine call him “one of the top First Amendment and media attorneys” in Los Angeles. JP routinely advises production companies and publishers in ways to avoid and mitigate liability. From the newsroom to the editing room to the courtroom, clients turn to JP for his experience and integrity to advise and fight for their interests.

Jean-Paul received his B.A. from University of California, Berkeley and his J.D. from the University of Southern California. He is currently a member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association’s Judicial Evaluation Committee and the American Bar Association Forum on Communications Law Governing Committee.

  • Honors
    • The Best Lawyers in America®
    • Super Lawyer – Rising Star
    • Freedom of Information Award– SPJ/LA

Current Courses:

Constitutional Law: First Amendment

Prior Courses

Media Law