Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP

Media & Entertainment Department

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What the team is known for Broad entertainment practice catering to large and small entertainment companies as well as individuals. Extensive experience in intellectual property litigation, including copyright infringement. Additional areas of expertise include contractual and employment disputes.

Work highlights Represented United Talent Agency in a high-profile suit brought by the Writers Guild of America claiming a breach of fiduciary duty, which revolved around the practice of obtaining packaging fees.

Notable practitioners

Russell Frackman
is highly revered by market sources, who regard him as a "dean of music and copyright litigation in Los Angeles." He has a wealth of experience handling intellectual property disputes on behalf of clients in the entertainment sector. Another source says: "His knowledge of entertainment law is as deep as it gets. He's a great person and a very strong lawyer."