Gibson Dunn Reps Journalist In BLM Protest Assault Suit

Law360 (July 13, 2020, 9:34 PM EDT) -- Gibson Dunn is representing a New Jersey-based journalist who says he was assaulted by police and unlawfully arrested and detained while reporting at a Black Lives Matter protest, according to a complaint filed in New Jersey federal court Monday.

The Los Angeles-based firm filed the suit on behalf of Gustavo Martínez, an Asbury Park Press multimedia journalist who was covering a June 1 Black Lives Matter protest sparked by the police killing of George Floyd on May 25 in Minneapolis.

Martínez said that despite the fact that he was wearing a brightly colored press badge and told Asbury Park police that...

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