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Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz, PC

Headquarters

28 Liberty Street
New York, NY 10005
United States
(212) 980.0120

Firm Details

Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz celebrates more than 40 years as a full-service law firm with a focus on the media, entertainment, and advertising industries. We represent some of the world’s best-known publishers, producers, directors, distributors, actors, celebrities, models, writers, financiers, charitable organizations, online content and service providers, and many of the foremost advertising agencies, information technology companies, and corporate brands. We also represent corporate and individual clients in complex business transactions and commercial disputes, and provide venture financing, securities fraud, white collar defense, privacy and data security, employment, ethics, tax, blockchain technology, trusts and estates, and real estate advice.

Management

Tanya Forsheit
Chair, Privacy & Data Security Group; Supervising Partner, Los Angeles Office
Michael Williams
Co-Chair Entertainment Group
Lisa E. Davis
Partner, Entertainment Group
Jeffrey A. Greenbaum
Managing Partner

Top Listed National Awards

  • Top Listed in the United States in Advertising Law with 8 lawyers
  • Top Listed in the United States in Entertainment Law - Motion Pictures and Television with 14 lawyers

Top Listed State Awards

  • Top Listed in New York in Advertising Law with 8 lawyers
  • Top Listed in New York in Entertainment Law - Motion Pictures and Television with 11 lawyers

Top Listed City Awards

  • Top Listed in New York in Advertising Law with 8 lawyers
  • Top Listed in New York in Entertainment Law - Motion Pictures and Television with 11 lawyers

Awards

  • Crain's NY Business's Best Places to Work in New York City
  • Working Mother Magazine - Best Law Firms for Women
  • National Law Journal's Midsize Hotlist

Clients

  • 72andSunny
  • @radical.media
  • Aaron Sorkin
  • America Gives Back
  • Anthony Bourdain
  • Avon
  • AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company
  • BIC USA, Inc.
  • Capital One
  • Casper Sleep, Inc.
  • Crispin Porter + Bogusky
  • David & Goliath
  • Dean Koontz
  • Dunkin' Brands
  • Hasbro, Inc.
  • James Gunn
  • Jenn Lee
  • JetBlue Airways
  • John Goodman
  • Madison Square Garden
  • Marchesa
  • Melissa Benoist
  • Merrill Lynch
  • National Hockey League Enterprises
  • Nike
  • PepsiCo
  • Pernod-Ricard
  • Phosphor Games
  • Robert De Niro
  • Scholastic Inc.
  • Staples
  • Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc.
  • TeamDrive Systems GmbH
  • The Clorox Company
  • The Roald Dahl Literary Estate
  • Time Inc.
  • Tom McCarthy
  • Vice Media
  • Wieden & Kennedy
  • Zazoom Media Group

Contacts

Marc Handelman
Director of Marketing
(212) 826 5578

Firm Practice Areas

  • Advertising Law
  • Art Law
  • Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
  • Cannabis Law
  • Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Communications Law
  • Consumer Protection Law
  • Contract
  • Copyright
  • Copyright Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Defamation
  • Employment Law - Individuals
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Entertainment Law - Motion Pictures and Television
  • Entertainment Law - Music
  • Entertainment Law - Theater
  • Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law
  • False Advertising
  • Film
  • First Amendment Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Legal Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
  • Literary
  • Litigation - Entertainment
  • Litigation - Insurance
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
  • Media
  • Media Law
  • Privacy and Data Security Law
  • Publishing
  • Sports
  • Sports Law
  • Talent Deals in TV and Motion Pictures
  • Tax Law
  • Technology Law
  • Television
  • Trademark
  • Trademark Law
  • Trusts and Estates

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Office Locations

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California

California

Los Angeles, CA

2029 Century Park East

Los Angeles, CA 90067

United States

(310) 579.9600

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New York

New York

New York, NY

28 Liberty Street

New York, NY 10005

United States

(212) 980.0120

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