Fabio Bertoni is general counsel of The New Yorker magazine, where he is responsible for pre-publication review of all articles, website posts, videos and other content published by The New Yorker, as well as supervising legal issues surrounding The New Yorker Festival and other events. Prior to working at The New Yorker, Fabio was assistant general counsel at HarperCollins Publishers, where he conducted pre-publication review of non-fiction books, and handled legal issues for the Children’s Division, negotiated author-publisher agreements, and advised on licensing, copyright and trademark issues. Prior to that, Fabio was vice president and deputy general counsel for ALM Media, publisher of The American Lawyer, the New York Law Journal, and dozens of other newspapers and magazines across the United States.
Fabio also serves as an adjunct professor at Fordham Law School, where he teaches a seminar on Media Law Drafting. He began his legal career at the firm of Hughes Hubbard & Reed, after graduating from Columbia Law School and from the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism.