Entertainment Industry Law Expert 163932 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 15 years experience in the Entertainment Industry (film, TV, music, literary, new media, and entertainment financing matters) as an entertainment and intellectual property attorney. I have extensive experience drafting and negotiating contracts, licenses, and deal memos. I am also experienced with the development, production, distribution, and finance of film, TV, video, and music. I have additional experience as a litigator in the field of intellectual property.

Areas of Expertise

Expert Witness

My expert witness experience includes: Breach of film, television, and music contracts; Copyright and trademark infringement; First amendment issues; Measure of damage analysis; Startup and small business litigation (breach of fiduciary duty, breach of contract, turnover orders, dissolution, corporate and partnership disputes, etc).

Relevant Experiences

Having been directly involved in film distribution since 2003, both as entertainment counsel and as a film distributor, I know from personal experience what conduct by sales agents satisfies the commercially reasonable standard in connection with the sale of films.


JDLawUniversity of San Francisco
BAPolitics/Legal StudiesBrandeis University

Licenses Certifications

California State Bar

Awards & Affiliation

Primary Affiliation

Institute for International Film Financing

Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases