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Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz

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Managing Partner: Jeffrey A. Greenbaum
Number of partners: 41
Number of lawyers: 95
Languages: English, French, Hebrew, Spanish

Firm Overview:
This New York- and Los Angeles-based boutique firm has leading practices in media, entertainment, advertising, IP, litigation, technology, corporate and finance, privacy, employment, estate planning, charitable organizations, white collar defense, professional responsibility and other areas. The National Law Journal currently includes the firm in its ‘Midsize Hot List.’The Legal 500 describes Frankfurt Kurnit as ‘exceptional in the media arena’ with ‘a team of outstanding industry leaders.’ And Chambers USA has long recognized the firm as “top-notch” and “highly respected.” The firm prides itself on most efficiently helping clients from major brands to start ups and individuals to resolve difficult, complex and novel problems.

Main Areas of Practice: 

-Advertising, Marketing & Public Relations
-Art Law
-Branded Entertainment
-Celebrity Branding
-Charitable Organizations
-Corporate & Finance
-Cross-Border Transactions & Global Media
-Estate Planning & Administration
-Interactive Entertainment
-IP Finance
-Legal Ethics & Professional
-Privacy & Data Security
-Real Estate
-Securities Fraud & White Collar Defense
-Social Media
-Technology & Digital Media
-Trademark & Brand Management

Advertising, Marketing & Public Relations:
Universally recognized as one of the leading advertising, marketing, branding, and public relations practices in the US, Frankfurt Kurnit has been cited by all of the independent ratings services as the very top of the field.
Contact: Terri Seligman, Partner
Tel: 212 826 5580
Email: [email protected]

Charitable Organizations:
A full range of legal services to non-profit and charitable entities in all industries with extensive involvement in entertainment and marketing.
Contact: J.J. Leitner, Partner
212 705 4814
Email: [email protected]

Performs pre-publication review and other clearance in all media. Registers, licenses, and manages copyrights. Handles copyright termination.
Contact: Edward Rosenthal, Partner
Tel: 212 826 5524
Email: [email protected]
Contact: Maura Wogan, Partner
Tel: 212 826 5523
Email: [email protected]

Corporate & Finance:
Practical business advice informed by insights into every stage of business development and growth from startups to evolving corporate structures and acquisitions.
Contact: Deborah Wolfe, Partner
Tel: 212 826 5573
Email: [email protected]
Contact: Jay Rand, Partner
Tel: 212 705 4825
Email: [email protected]

Cross-Border Transactions & Global Media Clearance:
Helping foreign-based and US clients extend their business interests across international borders, including access to an integrated network of entertainment and media-focused law firms.
Contact: Richard Heller, Partner
Tel: 212 826 5533
Email: [email protected]
Contact: Thomas Selz, Partner
Tel: 212 826 5535
Email: [email protected]

One of the most respected entertainment law firms in the US with attorneys focused on every medium and aspect of content and leisure.
Contact: Richard Heller, Partner
Tel: 212 826 5533
Email: [email protected]
Contact: Andrew Hurwitz, Partner
Tel: 310 579 9610
Email: [email protected]

Advises employers and executives in a variety of industries on compliance, litigation, employment negotiations, and compensation arrangements.
Contact: Gavin McElroy, Partner
Tel: 212 826 5541
Email: [email protected]
Contact: Tricia Legittino, Partner
Tel: 310 579 9632
Email: [email protected]
Contact: Wendy Stryker, Partner
Tel: 212 705 4838
Email: [email protected]

Estate Planning & Administration:
Frankfurt Kurnit provides the highest level of estate, gift, and income tax advice to all individuals, with special attention to intellectual property.
Contact: Barbara Shiers, Partner
Tel: 212 826 5526
Email: [email protected]
Contact: Linda Wank, Partner
Tel: 212 826 5546
Email: [email protected]

Interactive Entertainment:
A top law firm for video game publishers, developers, distributors, celebrities, brands and agencies leveraging interactive entertainment — including virtual- and extended-reality projects.
Contact: S. Gregory Boyd, Partner
Tel: 212 826 5581
Email: [email protected]
Contact: Sean F. Kane, Partner
Tel: 212 705 4845
Email: [email protected]

Legal Ethics & Professional Responsibility:
A leading firm in advising lawyers and law firms on ethics, professional responsibility, business matters and conflicts.
Contact: Nicole Hyland, Partner
Tel: 212 826 5552
Email: [email protected]
Contact: Ron Minkoff, Partner
Tel: 212 705 4837
Email: [email protected]


A deep roster of talented litigators with extensive experience in litigation and alternate dispute resolution in courts and administrative agencies throughout the US.
Contact: Edward Rosenthal, Partner
Tel: 212 826 5524
[email protected]

Privacy & Data Security:
Advises businesses on how to safeguard data, comply with data security and privacy laws, avoid data breaches, and respond to breaches, including international compliance requirements.
Contact: Tanya Forsheit, Partner
Tel: 310 579 9615
Email: [email protected]

Securities Fraud & White Collar Defense:
Representing businesses and individuals in investigations and in defense of criminal or administrative charges.
Contact: Brian Maas, Partner
Tel: 212 705 4836
Email: [email protected]

Trademark & Brand Management:
Advises some of the world’s leading brands on IP strategy, portfolio management, protection, licensing and enforcement of trademarks and other IP in US and world markets.
Contact: Catherine M. C. Farrelly
Tel: 212 826 5579
Email: [email protected]

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