Attorney Profile:

Peter L. Kaufman

Peter L. Kaufman: Attorney with Kaufman Entertainment Law Group, PC

Biography

Author: "Wizards of Ahhs: Reuse of Film and Television Content in New Works," L.A. Lawyer Magazine (April 1995). Editor: "New Technologies 101: A Multimedia Guide For Entertainment Lawyers" (1992 symposium syllabus); "Restraints On The Entertainment Industry: Can It Play In Peoria?" (1991 symposium syllabus). Speaker: USC School of Cinematic Arts; L.A. County Bar Assoc., and others. Arbitrator: Independent Film & Television Alliance; Member: Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. General Counsel, Vice-President, Business Affairs, Comedy World.com, Inc. (2001); Vice-President, Business & Legal Affairs, Film Roman, Inc. (1998); Director, Business & Legal Affairs, Artisan Entertainment/LIVE Entertainment, Inc. (1996); Counsel, ABC/Lorimar's "American Detective" (1991); Parkinson Wolf Lazar & Leo (1989).

Areas of Practice (2)

  • Entertainment Law
  • Intellectual Property

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
310-294-1624  Phone
818-887-2100  Fax
www.ebizlegal.com
Mailing Address:
100 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite #940, Santa Monica, California 91302
University Attended:
Emory University, B.A., Political Science/Psychology, 1986
Law School Attended:
Boston University, JD, 1989
Admission:
1989, California
Memberships:
Los Angeles County Bar Association (Chair, Intellectual Property & Entertainment Law Section, 1997); State Bar of California.
Birth Information:
New York, January 9, 1964
ISLN:
905996415
Transactions:
Acquisition of Death Row Records by New Solutions Financial Corp. 2009; Sale of Death Row Records to E1 Music (Entertainment One) 2012

Peer Reviews

  • 4.9/5.0 12 reviews
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Principal on 10/03/14 in Entertainment Contracts

    He navigated a highly contentious purchase and the aftermath, with skill, diplomacy and excellent negotiating skills. Read more

    He navigated a highly contentious purchase and the aftermath, with skill, diplomacy and excellent negotiating skills.

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 09/17/14 in Entertainment Contracts

    I have known and worked with Peter for many years and have consistently found him to be an excellent lawyer. Read more

    I have known and worked with Peter for many years and have consistently found him to be an excellent lawyer.

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 10/21/14 in Entertainment Litigation

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 10/21/14 in Entertainment Finance

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 10/21/14 in Entertainment Contracts

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Of Counsel on 09/17/14 in Entertainment Contracts

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 09/17/14 in Entertainment and the Arts

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 09/17/14 in Entertainment and the Arts

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 04/22/14 in Entertainment Contracts

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Principal on 04/21/14 in Entertainment and the Arts

    Good lawyer. Good man. Read more

    Good lawyer. Good man.

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