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Managing Partner, Nauman, Smith Shissler & Hall

Craig Staudenmaier has built a reputation as an authority on Right to Know and Media Law in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. He is at the forefront of issues and landmark cases stemming from the state’s open records and meetings laws. Craig also concentrates his practice in the areas of state and federal litigation and was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2014 in the field of Commercial Litigation.

Craig routinely represents the print and broadcast media, businesses and private individuals in public records and open meetings access matters and issues involving the subpoena of reporters, privacy and defamation claims. He is the Chairman of the firm’s Right-to-Know Practice Group and served for four years as Co-Chair of the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Bar/Press Committee. He is also a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Judicial Campaign Advertising Committee. Craig also serves as General Counsel to the Pennsylvania Freedom of Information Coalition.