Louis P. Petrich is one of the most experienced attorneys practicing media law in the United States. He has argued several landmark First Amendment and intellectual property cases, and his clients include titans of the entertainment industry in television, film, and insurance.
Lou frequently lectures on copyright, right of publicity, and media issues, and has advised legislators on the development of media law at the state and federal level. He has served on the Board of Trustees and as past president of the Los Angeles Copyright Society, of which he is currently a member.
U.S. Supreme Court
American College of Trial Lawyers, Fellow
Media Law Resource Center, President, Defense Counsel Section, 2014; Chairperson, Entertainment Law Committee, 2005-2009
Los Angeles County Bar Association
California State Bar Association
Los Angeles Copyright Society, member; Board of Trustees, 1995-2000 and 1980-1982; President, 1987-1988
American Bar Association
University of California, Los Angeles, Law School (J.D. 1965)
Managing Editor, UCLA Law Review
Order of the Coif
University of California, Los Angeles (B.A. 1962)