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Kai Falkenberg

Kai Falkenberg is a Visiting Professor from Practice at Cardozo Law School where she teaches Media Law and a Lecturer in Law at Columbia where she teaches Law and Social Media. Professor Falkenberg’s teaching and research interests focus on information law in the media, internet and health care industries. Before joining Cardozo, Professor Falkenberg was the Editorial Counsel at Forbes where she handled all legal issues relating to the editorial content of Forbes’ print and online publications. She has litigated dozens of international and domestic media-law related matters many of which involved digital media and issues relating to online intermediary liability. While at Forbes, Professor Falkenberg appeared regularly as a commentator on the Forbes on Fox program on Fox News. She has published numerous articles on legal, health and other policy-related issues for Forbes and other publications and her investigative pieces have been cited in federal judicial opinions and nominated for national journalism awards. In addition to teaching and writing, Professor Falkenberg acts as legal advisor for a number of online media companies. Before going in-house, Professor Falkenberg practiced media law at Davis Wright Tremaine where she represented national newspapers, magazines, broadcast networks and book publishers. She began her legal career as a law clerk for Judge A. Raymond Randolph of the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals and for several years was a litigator at Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz. Professor Falkenberg is a magna cum laude graduate of Dartmouth College and earned her J.D. from Columbia Law School, where she was a James Kent scholar and Senior Editor of the Columbia Law Review.