Daniel J. Kolodziej

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A lawyer for over 20 years, his experience includes representing Fortune 500 companies and other businesses, Director of Business & Legal Affairs for a major motion picture company and General Counsel for a major personal care products company. For the past 10 years, he has applied his understanding of the "management side" to achieve favorable results for individuals whose rights have been diminished, including numerous trial victories in civil, administrative and criminal courts. His primary clients are teachers and other educators as well as business owners and corporate executives. His experience with business transactions, employment agreements and trademark and copyright law also provides solid insight to guide clients through other complex legal situations.

Previously worked at other prominent firms in Los Angeles, representing Fortune 500 companies and high net worth individuals. Former Director of Business & Legal Affairs for large film studios. Legal Externship at International Trade Commission in Washington, D.C..

Substantial litigation and trial experience in State and Federal courts throughout Southern California. Have also argued appellate cases before the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals and California Court of Appeals. Obtained indvidual verdicts and settlements for clients in excess of $1 Million in value. Also represents international companies in trademark registration and enforcement and is General Counsel for a large cosmetics manufacturing company with sales worldwide. Entertainment work includes representation of producers, actors, and writers in connection with film, television and new media productions and copyright and right of publicity matters.

Areas of Practice (11)

  • Employment Litigation
  • Business Litigation
  • Entertainment Law
  • Trademarks
  • Business Transactions
  • Education Law
  • Real Estate
  • Civil Practice
  • Wills
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Criminal Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
424-279-8084  Phone
310 552 1306  Fax
University Attended:
University of Michigan, B.A., Honors GPA, 1990
Law School Attended:
University of California, Los Angeles, J.D., Moot Court Honors and Executive Board Member; Murray Fellowship Recipient, 1993
Year of First Admission:
1994, California
Beverly Hills and Los Angeles County Bar Associations
French and German
Hobbies & interests:
Family and friends, triathlons (swimming, cycling, running), basketball, chess, fine art, antiques, photography, foreign languages and travel, semi-professional chef and restaurant Connoisseur, collecting fine wine and liquor.
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard and American Express
  • Fixed Hourly Rates

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Los Angeles, California

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