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Brian Westley Adjunct Instructor SOC Faculty

J.D., American University Washington College of Law
B.S., James Madison University

Brian Westley is an adjunct instructor at American University. He is also Senior Newsroom Counsel at Axios Media. At Axios, Mr. Westley advises journalists on a broad range of media law issues and conducts pre-publication review across Axios' national and local platforms. Prior to joining Axios, Mr. Westley was an attorney at PBS and a large intellectual property law firm. Before law school, he spent nearly a decade as a journalist, including seven years at The Associated Press in Washington.
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Spring 2024

  • COMM-401 Communication Law