NJ Cable Litigator
1982-present –W. James Mac Naughton, Esq.; Newton, New Jersey

Commercial litigation, negotiation and corporate work for small to medium size businesses in telecommunications, intellectual property, contracts, securities, real estate and advertising.

AV rated by Martindale-Hubble

Founder of National Satellite Programming Network, Inc. and Broadband Communities Magazine (www.broadbandcommunities.com)

Sample of Reported Decisions:
Coxcom, Inc. v. Picerne Real Estate Group (R.I. Super, 2003)
Media General Cable of Fairfax, Inc. v. Sequoyah Condominium Council of Co-Owners, 991 F.2d 1169 (4th Cir. 1993)
NYT Cable TV v. Homestead at Mansfield, Inc., 111 N.J. 21 (N.J., 1988)

1980-1982 — Viacom International; New York, New York

Associate General Counsel for Fortune 500 Media Company.
Responsible for all contract negotiations for Showtime Entertainment and program syndication.

1976-1980 Donovan, Leisure, Newton and Irvine; New York, New York

Associate for 200+ attorney New York City Law Firm. Construction, anti-trust and contract litigation.


J.D. from the University of Michigan – 1976

B.A. with High Honors from the University of Michigan — 1973

Bar Admissions

New York, New Jersey, United States District Courts for New Jersey, Southern, Eastern and Northern Districts of New York, United States Circuit Courts for the Second, Third and Fourth Circuits, US Tax Court, United States Supreme Court.

Specialties: Unique solutions for unique problems