Tom Chauncey brings unique experience in media law to Gust Rosenfeld. He works with clients to resolve disputes involving libel, slander, access to records and privacy issues and frequently is involved in pre-publication issues for newspaper, television and radio clients. His experience in the communication field enables him to help clients work through the multiplicity of contractual, privacy, employment and access issues.
A problem solver, Tom successfully addresses issues in multiple forums simultaneously, such as zoning procedures, litigation and legislative action. He has implemented compliance programs in a proactive manner to help clients avoid the cost and adverse publicity of litigation. Tom's practice also includes acquisition and disposal of assets; legislative relations; employment issues (contracts, non-compete agreements, sexual harassment, termination); and the difficult environmental issues involved in buying, selling and financing real estate, including homes, commercial property and ranches.
Prior to joining Gust Rosenfeld, Tom served ten years as executive vice president, general counsel, and station manager for a major radio and television station in Phoenix.
Tom has been listed in the Corporate Law category of The Best Lawyers in America® since 2007 and in the Corporate Law Legal Expert's List of the AzBusiness Magazine. He is AV® Preeminent™ rated by Martindale-Hubbell®, representing the highest rating in legal ability and ethical standards.