Krista Lee Baughman

Krista Baughman

Krista leads the firm’s First Amendment and defamation practice. She litigates some of the most complex and cutting-edge speech questions of the day, and her cases frequently make new law. Krista has obtained multi-million dollar judgments on behalf of her speech clients. She is a fierce advocate for journalists, businesses, celebrities, high-profile individuals, and private people whose speech rights are being threatened by other citizens or the government.

Krista is a sought-after anti-SLAPP lawyer, with an accomplished record of success litigating special motions to strike for both plaintiffs and defendants, across the nation. Professionals including other attorneys regularly choose Krista for their most sensitive matters, and for her skill in crafting a holistic strategy that weaves legal merits together with public- and human-relations concerns and other non-legal considerations. Krista regularly speaks and writes about First Amendmentdefamation, and anti-SLAPP issues, and her passion in this field brings unparalleled representation to her clients.


Partner, Dhillon Law Group

Location: San Francisco, CA
Availability: On-camera, In-studio, Phone
Topics of Expertise:
  • First Amendment
  • Anti-slapp Issues
  • Civil Rights Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
Points of Interest:
  • Online Defamation
  • Personal Civil Liberties

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