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Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz PC Offices
2029 CENTURY PARK EAST
LOS ANGELES, CA 90067
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Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz PC > The Legal 500 RankingsFrankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz PC’s advertising, marketing and public relations group has a wide transactional offering that covers a full range of matters. Key areas of recent growth include advising on adtech deals, blockchain and NFTs, subscription programs, and social media campaigns. Terri Seligman and Hannah Taylor co-chair the practice- Seligman has extensive experience advising on claims and substantiation, native advertising, social media, and mobile marketing matters, as well as on IP and rights of publicity and privacy-related mandates, while Taylor has particular expertise in structuring and negotiating digital and media technology-related agreements, as well on compliance and self-regulatory advertising matters. Other key practitioners include managing partner Jeffrey Greenbaum, who has a broad advertising practice that covers advertising regulation, rights clearance, social media, promotions, SAG-AFTRA issues and network and global clearance, and Brian Murphy, who has substantial experience counseling advertising agencies, advertisers and entertainment companies on advertising and entertainment projects. All mentioned lawyers are based in New York.
Terri Seligman; Hannah Taylor
Other key lawyers:
‘FKKS continues to be a go-to law firm for all of our agency master services agreements. The wealth of knowledge, industry insight and business acumen of the attorneys we work with is of the highest bar. Their strengths in the area of advertising and data privacy are why we lean on them. They are more than just attorneys, they are advisors and look out for the client’s best interests at every turn.’
‘Hannah Taylor is exceptional at distilling complex legal and technical concepts into language that resonates with lawyers and non-lawyers alike. She has been a godsend on numerous Web3 activations.’
‘Jeffrey Greenbaum is a superhero. He’s always available, knows his stuff, and is just a great guy.’
‘Terri Seligman is very knowledgeable, and promptly and thoroughly addresses all matters.’
‘Christopher Chase gives consistently practical and actionable advice on IP and clearance matters. Matthew Vittone is a master in contract negotiation.’
‘Candice Kersh always makes herself readily available and we appreciate her ability to not only know the nuances of advertising law, but to provide valuable guidance on how we should approach certain business issues.’
‘They have a deep bench of knowledgeable and qualified attorneys and paralegals that always deliver top quality results.’
‘FKKS is one of few specialists in the marketing and advertising legal space and is always one step ahead of any problems that could come the way of an ad agency. With that, they act as if they are internal resource with collaboration that is seamless and priceless.’
URBN Urban Outfitters
Domino’s Pizza Inc.
Wieden & Kennedy
Andrew Hurwitz; Michael Williams
Other key lawyers:
‘The attorneys at FKKS are incredibly experienced, but more importantly, are good human beings. They are tough, seasoned negotiators, but approach dealmaking with fairness and dignity.’
‘Andrew Hurwitz has consistently gotten me excellent deals. He is generous with his time and expertise. When he doesn’t have an answer, he introduces me to someone who does. On top of that, he is a truly good human being; someone I consider a close friend.’
‘Andrew has guided me through thickets of competing interests time again with wisdom and patience. I value him as a lawyer and friend enormously.’
‘FKKS has been an invaluable resource for our team. Their collaborative feedback particularly in the area of fair use keeps us covered legally without sacrificing anything creatively on our projects.’
‘Dionne Gordon is a rock star and I don’t know what our team would do without her. We have been extremely grateful to take advantage of her many areas of expertise.’
‘Everyone I’ve worked with at FKKS has been incredibly patient, kind, understanding, and generous as they guided us through initial formation and growing pains, both artistically, legally, etc.’
‘Rich Heller is a fantastic attorney in every way. Andrew Hurwitz is much the same — highly experienced but also willing to spend a lot of time guiding us through things on a personal level.’
The Roald Dahl Literary Estate
Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc.
Topic Studios / First Look Productions
Frank Loesser Estate
Zero Point Zero Production
Above Average Productions
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz PC > Firm Profile
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 100 lawyers, Frankfurt Kurnit 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.
Main areas of practice:advertising, marketing and public relations, advertising technology, art law, artificial intelligence, blockchain technology, branded entertainment, cannabis industry, celebrity branding, charitable organizations, content review and clearance, corporate and finance, cross-border transactions and global media clearance, entertainment, estate planning and administration, executive compensation and employment, employment compliance, training and litigation, fashion, intellectual property, interactive entertainment, IP finance, legal ethics and professional responsibility, litigation, privacy and data security, publishing, real estate, restaurants, social media, sports, tax, technology, trademark and brand management, white-collar defense and investigations.
|Advertising and Marketing||Terri Seligmanemail@example.com|
|Advertising and Marketing; Blockchain Technology||Hannah Taylorfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Blockchain Technology||Jeremy S. Goldmanemail@example.com|
|Entertainment; Fashion||Michael Williamsfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Litigation; Intellectual Property||Maura Woganemail@example.com|
|Trademark and Brand Management||Catherine Farrellyfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Interactive Entertainment||S. Gregory Boydemail@example.com|
|Interactive Entertainment||Sean F. Kanefirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Executive Compensation||Gavin McElroyemail@example.com|
|Litigation; Employment||Tricia Legittinofirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility||Ronald C. Minkoffemail@example.com|
|Estate Planning||Linda Wankfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Charitable Organizations||J.J. Harwayne Leitneremail@example.com|
|Corporate||Jay S. Randfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Real Estate||Larry Welchemail@example.com|
|Privacy and Data Security||Daniel M. Goldbergfirstname.lastname@example.org|
Staff FiguresNumber of Partners : 52 Number of Other Fee-Earners : 54 Total Staff : 66
OtherManaging Partner : Jeffrey A. Greenbaum Other Offices : Los Angeles
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz PC > Firm Profile
Founded more than 40 years ago as a boutique law firm servicing the entertainment and arts communities in New York City, Frankfurt Kurnit now provides the highest quality legal services to clients in a wide range of industries and disciplines worldwide. With leading practices in entertainment, advertising, intellectual property, technology, litigation, corporate & finance, estate planning, charitable organizations, professional responsibility and other areas, The National Law Journal again named us to its “Midsize Hot List.” The Legal 500 describes us as an “exemplary practice [that] well and truly earns its five-star rating.” And Chambers USA praises us as “top-notch,” “well-regarded,” and “highly respected.” Whether you are a Fortune 500 company, a start-up, or an individual, Frankfurt Kurnit can help you face challenging legal and business issues and meet your goals with the most efficient and practical solution.