mona houck

direct phone 212 752 9200 ext. 1207

Ms. Houck is an associate attorney of the firm.

She advises media organizations and handles intellectual property litigation, libel defense and prepublication review.

Before joining the firm, Ms. Houck worked as a reporter and an editor for newspapers ranging from a small Iowa weekly to The New York Times, where she was an editor on the national desk for 10 years. She was a law clerk for the Honorable Robert C. Chambers in the Southern District of West Virginia and has been an adjunct professor at New York Law School and at the Graduate School of Journalism at the City University of New York, where she teaches Legal and Ethical Issues in Journalism.

She is a graduate of Drake University and New York Law School, where she was a member of the Law Review and the Media Law & Policy journal. She is a member of the Media Law Resource Center and the New York County Lawyers’ Association.