Sanford (Sandy) Bohrer is a Senior Partner in the law firm of Holland & Knight, working out of its Miami office. He is Co-chair of the firm’s media law practice and served for many years as head of the firm’s litigation section’s pro bono practice. He has represented The Miami Herald and Miami New Times for decades, in addition to representing dozens of other broadcasters, authors, and publishers on matters covering the entire spectrum of media law.

Mr. Bohrer taught “Children and the Law” at the University of Miami (2012–13) and is presently teaching “Intolerance and the Media” and “Children and the Media” at the University of Miami’s School of Communications. In March 2017, The Miami Herald published his op-ed “‘Tolerance’ is shallow; ‘acceptance’ goes way deeper.”

Mr. Bohrer is a board member of Citrus Health Network, which, through Citrus Family Network and with a $100 million contract from the State of Florida, is the lead agency in Miami-Dade and Monroe counties for the provision of services for children who are victims of or at risk for abandonment, abuse, or neglect by their parents. He also served on the board of Citrus’s predecessor (three years as chair).

Mr. Bohrer is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Colgate University and obtained his law degree from Columbia University School of Law. The Best Lawyers in America guide lists him in five separate categories, including Intellectual Property Litigation, First Amendment Law, and Media Law.