Whitney C. Gibson

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Offices Cincinnati
Phone 513.723.4823
Fax 513.852.7825

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Whitney is a partner and leader of the firm’s group that focuses on internet brand and reputation issues. The group has worked on more than 250 internet related cases from across the country and develops unique solutions for businesses, celebrities, professionals and individuals that are being damaged or attacked online.

Whitney frequently litigates complex bet-the-company internet cases. These types of cases include online reputation attacks, competitor false review schemes, misleading online marketing, unauthorized online sales, public disclosure of private facts and online trademark abuse.  Because of his success, several credible and well known online reputation management, public relations and cyber investigation companies around the world now frequently recommend the Vorys internet defamation group for difficult internet cases. In addition, according to Law360, the Vorys internet defamation group has “been on the leading edge” of addressing internet defamation.  

Whitney has developed a wide variety of cost-effective tactics and strategies to identify anonymous attackers, remove damaging content from complaint and review websites, obtain successful results via litigation, and recover substantial sums of money through settlement or court order and collection.  To learn more about the types of cases that Whitney and the Vorys internet defamation team have worked on, click here.

Whitney has authored several articles for trade and popular media including, PR News, Texas Lawyer , PR Daily, Law360, Social Media Explorer, HOTELS magazine and Columbus C.E.O. magazine.  In addition, he is routinely interviewed by media, both print and broadcast, on internet crisis issues. Whitney has been quoted in Forbes, Corporate Counsel and The Cincinnati Enquirer articles.  Whitney is also the editor of the Internet Defamation Removal Attorneys blog. The blog provides readers with helpful information regarding internet issues, including strategies for removing damaging content, new risks and new types of attacks individuals and businesses are facing online.

Whitney frequently teaches tactics and strategies for solving internet problems to other attorneys and executives around the world in presentations and webinars. He has presented seminars on various topics, including cyberbullying, removing internet defamation, social media and electronic discovery in complex litigation.

Whitney has been recognized as a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers every year since 2009.

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