Gary Stiffelman

Gary Stiffelman: Attorney with Greenberg Traurig, LLP
  • Shareholder at Greenberg Traurig, LLP (2119 Attorneys)
  • 1840 Century Park East, Suite 1900, Los Angeles, CA 90067-2121
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Gary has counseled some of the most prominent independent record labels and publishers in connection with formations, sales and acquisitions. He has also represented several companies in ground-breaking catalog-wide, new media licensing arrangements with the major music labels and film studios. Gary’s practice has kept with the changing times, expanding into new media and technology. He advises technology entrepreneurs and companies on various issues, from start-up and formation, to expansion and acquisition by major technology companies.

For more than 35 years, Gary has represented and negotiated some of the most innovative deals for many of the most prominent recording artists, songwriters and producers in the world.


•Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality (AR/VR)
•New Media

Recognition & Leadership

Awards & Accolades

•Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Entertainment Law - Motion Pictures and Television, 2011-2018
•Listed, The Hollywood Reporter, Power Lawyers: Top 100 Most Influential Entertainment Lawyers in America, From inception through 2014

Areas of Practice (2)

  • Entertainment & Media
  • Augmented Reality & Virtual Reality

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
310.586.7700  Phone
310.586.7800  Fax
University Attended:
University of Southern California, M.F.A, Film, 1976; University of Kansas, B.A., 1974
Law School Attended:
University of California at Los Angeles, School of Law, J.D., 1979
Year of First admission:
1979, California

Professional & Community Involvement

•Board of Councilors, USC Thornton School of Music
•Executive Committee Member and Past Chairman, UCLA Entertainment Law Symposium
•Founding Director, Executive Board and Audit Committee, Private Bank of California
•Member and Past Chairman, City of Hope Music and Entertainment Committee
•Past Advisory Board Member, NARAS Entertainment Law Initiative
•Served as an Adjunct Professor at the UCLA School of Law

Birth Information:
Kansas City, Missouri, August 8, 1952

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  • 5.0/5.0
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