Jason Mudd, public relations expert witness
for media, image, reputation, libel, defamation, brand, and cyber security topics

Jason Mudd is a non-medical expert witness for public relations related matters.Jason Mudd speaking.

The World Communication Forum named Jason as North America’s top PR leader in 2023.

He is a trusted adviser and dynamic strategist to some of America’s most admired and fastest-growing companies, including American Airlines, Budweiser, Dave & Buster’s, H&R Block, Hilton, HP, Miller Lite, New York Life, Pizza Hut, Southern Comfort, and Verizon. He’s the CEO and managing partner of Axia Public Relations. Forbes Magazine named Axia as one of America’s Best PR Agencies.




His expert witness case background includes:

2022-2023 United States District Court for the Southern District of New York (“the Southern District”)
Breach of Contract – Commercial case

A Consumer Electronic Technology Company countersuing a Madison Avenue Technology Public Relations Firm over breach of contract and implied duty of good faith and fair dealing. In addition to providing expert commentary on the incomplete scope of work, and the overall quality of work, Jason also discovered previously unknown and unrealized data security/privacy concerns.
Outcome: Settled favorably

2018 The Ninth Judicial Circuit Court of Florida in and for Orange County, Florida

Plastic surgery center v. ABC News affiliate station and its investigative reporter over reputation damage (defamation lawsuit)
defamation lawsuit
Outcome: Defamation action settled via confidential mediated settlement

2015-2016 The Circuit Court of the Ninth Judicial Circuit in and for Orange County, Florida
Day Care Center owner and corporation v. ABC News affiliate station, management, and reporters over reputation damage (defamation lawsuit)

Outcome: Defamation action settled for undisclosed amount.

• and more

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