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Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz PC

488 MADISON AVENUE, NEW YORK, NY 10022, USA
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Work +1 212 980 0120
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Fax +1 212 593 9175
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www.fkks.com
Los Angeles, New York

Long recognized as a leading media, entertainment and advertising law firm, Frankfurt Kurnit Klein + Selz, PC provides the highest quality legal services to clients in a wide range of industries and disciplines.

With more than 80 lawyers, Frankfurt Kurnit now represents a diverse group of clients, from Fortune 500 companies, start-ups, charitable organizations and law firms, to celebrities, artists and individuals working in many fields. In addition to advising clients on entertainment, advertising and intellectual property matters, Frankfurt Kurnit has equally strong practices in commercial, media and intellectual property litigation, white- collar criminal defense, corporate and tax law, technology law, privacy and data security, charitable organizations, trusts and estates, legal ethics and real estate. By combining a diverse group of lawyers and practice groups to address any client’s matters, Frankfurt Kurnit brings a unique, client-focused approach to helping clients achieve their goals, whether resolving a dispute, getting the deal done or just planning for the future. Without the obstacles posed by rigid ‘department’ structures or protective ‘relationship’ partners, Frankfurt Kurnit prides itself on efficient client service.

Historically known for its entertainment practice, Frankfurt Kurnit expanded into publishing, advertising, public relations, fashion, leisure and marketing services, and so was poised to address the challenges of the digital world. The firm has pioneered the application of intellectual property and entertainment industry business models to new and innovative media. Today it continues to guide large and small players in the full range of interactive communications and entertainment.

In addition to The Legal 500, Frankfurt Kurnit also receives the highest marks from Chambers USA, Best Lawyers in America, Super Lawyers and other lawyer ranking services. For the fifteenth consecutive year Chambers USA America's Leading Lawyers for Business recognized Frankfurt Kurnit. Chambers USA ranked us for our: Advertising, Media & Entertainment and Intellectual Property practices. The Best Lawyers in America 2019 praised 21 Frankfurt Kurnit lawyers. In addition, Best Lawyers named Jeffrey A. Greenbaum “Lawyer of the Year” for Copyright Law, and named Ronald C. Minkoff “Lawyer of the Year” for Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants. The Hollywood Reporter included Amy Nickin in its Power Lawyers 2019: Hollywood’s Top 100 Attorneys list. Moreover, Variety included Victoria Cook and Andrew Hurwitz in its 2019 Legal Impact Report.

Main areas of practice: Advertising, marketing and public relations, art law, branded entertainment, celebrity branding, charitable organizations, corporate and finance, cross-border transactions and global media clearance, entertainment, estate planning and administration, executive compensation and employment, fashion, intellectual property, interactive entertainment, IP finance, legal ethics and professional responsibility, litigation, publishing, real estate, restaurants, securities fraud and white-collar defense, sports, tax, technology, privacy and data security, digital media, trade mark and brand management.

  • Managing Partner
  • Jeffrey A Greenbaum
  • Senior Partners
  • Michael Frankfurt
  • Rick Kurnit
  • Other Offices
  • Los Angeles
  • Number of Partners: 42
  • Number of Other Fee-Earners: 51
  • Total Staff: 137

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