Michael P. Frankfurt - Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz, PC

Michael P. Frankfurt

Listed in Best Lawyers since 1989

Michael P. Frankfurt is the Senior Partner and a founding partner of Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz, one of the prominent entertainment/media law firms in the United States. His experience is in all aspects of the business practice of law, focusing on entertainment and media law, representing advertising agencies, commercial film, television, publishing, graphic and fine arts and new media companies, and representing and counseling executives and talent in those and other businesses. He has lectured often at various conferences and schools, including New York University School of Law and Stern School of Business, Association of Independent Film Producers' Conferences and the TED Conference. 

Mr. Frankfurt is an active member of the New York State Bar Association. He serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of The Creative Coalition and The Armory Foundation, a Director and Secretary of the New York Road Runners Club, a Trustee of the Hunter College Foundation, and a member of the USA Track and Field Hall of Fame Committee, Friars Club (legal and nominating committee), Hunter College Alumni and Athletic Hall of Fame, and Millrose Athletic Association.

Mr. Frankfurt was named by The Hollywood Reporter as one of the “Top 100 Power Lawyers”, and by New York Magazine as one of New York’s best entertainment lawyers.

Hunter College, City University of New YorkBA 1957University of Virginia School of LawJ.D. 1960New York University School of LawLL.M 1961
Hunter College FoundationNew York Road RunnersThe Armory FoundationThe Creative Coalition

Office Location

488 Madison Avenue, 10th Floor
New York, NY 10022
United States


Practice Areas

Entertainment Law - Motion Pictures and Television