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Firm Profile

Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz

Firm Profile

Los Angeles

  • Profile
  • 2029 Century Park East
  • Suite 1060
  • Los Angeles
  • California
  • USA
  • CA 90067

Firm profile submitted by Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz

Managing Partner: Jeffrey A Greenbaum
Number of partners: 42
Number of lawyers: 85
Languages: English, French, Hebrew, Spanish

This pre-eminent New York based entertainment and advertising law firm has grown to 85 lawyers with an office in LA with leading practices in entertainment, advertising, intellectual property, technology, litigation, corporate and finance, privacy, estate planning, charitable organizations, white collar criminal defense, professional responsibility and other areas. The National Law Journal again named the firm to its 'Midsize Hot List'. Legal 500 describes Frankfurt Kurnit as 'true experts at the top of their game' and Chambers USA has long recognized the firm as a 'market leader'. The firm prides itself on most efficiently helping clients from major brands to start ups and individuals to resolve difficult, complex and novel problems.


Advertising, Marketing & Public Relations
Universally recognized as one of the leading advertising, marketing, branding, and public relations practices in the US, Frankfurt Kurnit has been cited by all of the independent ratings services as the very top of the field.
Contacts: Rick Kurnit, Partner
212 826 5531 - [email protected]
Terri Seligman, Partner
212 826 5580 - [email protected]

Charitable Organizations
A full range of legal services to non-profit and charitable entities in all industries with extensive involvement in entertainment and marketing.
Contacts: Barbara Shiers, Partner
212 826 5526 - [email protected]
Sujin Kim, Partner
212 705 4828 - [email protected]

Corporate & Finance
Practical business advice informed by insights into every stage of business development and growth from startups to evolving corporate structures and acquisitions.
Contacts: Deborah Wolfe, Partner
212 826 5573 - [email protected]
Jay Rand, Partner
212 705 4825 – [email protected]

Cross-Border Transactions & Global Media Clearance
Helping foreign-based and US clients extend their business interests across international borders, including access to an integrated network of entertainment and media-focused law firms.
Contacts: Richard Heller, Partner
212 826 5533 - [email protected]
Thomas Selz, Partner
212 826 5535 - [email protected]

One of the most respected entertainment law firms in the US with attorneys focused on every medium and aspect of content and leisure.
Contacts: Richard Heller, Partner
212 826 5533 - [email protected]
Andrew Hurwitz, Partner
310 579 9610 - [email protected]

Estate Planning & Administration
Frankfurt Kurnit provides the highest level of estate, gift, and income tax advice to all individuals, with special attention to intellectual property.
Contacts: Barbara Shiers, Partner
212 826 5526 – [email protected]
Linda Wank, Partner
212 826 5546 –[email protected]

Executive Compensation & Employment
Advises executives in a wide variety of industries, including media, entertainment, fashion, advertising and marketing,on their employment negotiations and compensation arrangements.
Contact: Gavin McElroy, Partner
212 826 5541 - [email protected]

Intellectual Property
Frankfurt Kurnit has handled many of the seminal intellectual property transactions and litigations in the publishing, marketing, licensing, and new technology fields.
Contact: Edward Rosenthal, Partner
212 826 5524 – [email protected]

Interactive Entertainment
One of the pioneering law firms in entertainment, advertising, and new technology ventures including: interactive game consoles; cloud-based game systems; phones; and social networks.
Contacts: S. Gregory Boyd, Partner
212 826 5581 - [email protected]
Sean F. Kane, Partner
212 705 4845 - [email protected]

Legal Ethics & Professional Responsibility
A leading law firm in advising lawyers and law firms on ethics professional responsibility, and business matters and conflicts.
Contacts: Nicole Hyland, Partner
212 826 5552 - [email protected]
Ron Minkoff, Partner
212 705 4837 - [email protected]

A deep roster of talented litigators with extensive experience in litigation and alternate dispute resolution in courts and administrative agencies throughout the US.
Contact: Edward Rosenthal, Partner
212 826 5524 – [email protected]

Privacy & Data Security
Advises businesses on how to safeguard data, comply with data security and privacy laws, avoid data breaches, and respond to breaches, including international compliance requirements.
Contacts: S. Gregory Boyd, Partner
212 826 5581 - [email protected]
Tanya Forsheit, Partner
310 579 9615 - [email protected]

Securities Fraud & White Collar Defense
Extensive experience in representing businesses and individuals in government and regulatory investigations and in the defense of criminal or administrative charges.
Contact: Brian Maas, Partner
212 705 4836 - [email protected]

The attorneys in our Tax Group work on a wide variety of transactional, litigation and other matters, often with attorneys in our other practice groups.
Contact: Jeffrey Marks, Partner
212 826 5536 - [email protected]

Trademark & Brand Management
Manages thousands of domestic and international trademark files and regularly handles trademark registration and maintenance and disputes for recognized brands and individual trademark owners.
Contacts: Catherine M. C. Farrelly, Partner
212 826 5579 - [email protected]
Donna A. Tobin, Partner
212 705 4878 - [email protected]


  • 488 Madison Avenue,
  • New York,
  • USA
  • NY 10022
  • Tel +1 212 980 0120
  • Fax +1 212 593 9175
  • Website :
  • 2029 Century Park East,
  • Suite 1060 ,
  • Los Angeles,
  • California
  • USA
  • CA 90067
  • Tel (310) 579 9600
  • Fax (310) 579 9650