Larry Iser Teaches the Teachers About Fair Use

On Sunday, July 30, KWIKA Managing Partner Larry Iser gave a workshop on Fair Use to attendees of the University Film and Video Association (UFVA) 2017 Conference at Cal State Los Angeles. Read More

Shawn Holley to be featured as panel member by Beverly Hills Bar Association

KWIKA partner Shawn Holley will be appearing at the May 4, 2016 CLE panel presentation by the Entertainment Law Section of the Beverly Hills Bar Association. Based on her broad experience, Shawn will be offering advice and tips on the art of defending celebrity clients in criminal matters. Read More

Shawn Holley to be portrayed by actress Angel Parker in ‘The People v. O. J. Simpson’

KWIKA partner Shawn Holley, who was a member of O. J. Simpson's defense team led by Johnnie Cochran, will be played by actress Angel Parker in the upcoming American Crime Story series premiering February 2, 2016 on cable network FX. Read More

Chad Fitzgerald a Panelist at Digital Hollywood Fall

Chad Fitzgerald was a panelist on The DealMaking Process: Producers, Showrunners, Actors, Directors, Agents, Lawyers - Who’s in Charge Here! at Digital Hollywood Fall. Read More

Howard Weitzman A Panelist At The Paley Center For Media

On June 12, 2014, Howard Weitzman will participate in a special panel conversation at The Paley Center for Media focusing on the social and cultural impact of the O.J. Simpson murder trial on its 20th anniversary. The program will benefit the Paley Center’s preservation and digitization efforts throughout the year, in addition to the operation of the largest publicly accessible non-profit educational archive of media in the United States -- home to over 160,000 programs spanning the history of media.... Read More

Doing what Shawn does best (among other things)

KWIKA partner Shawn Holley recently addressed students, faculty and staff from her alma mater, Southwestern Law School, as she told them about her unexpected path into criminal law, beginning as a public defender and later thrust onto a national stage just six months after joining her first law firm, with the defense of O.J. Simpson. (more…)... Read More

Michael Kump speaks at Producers Guild of America Conference (video clip)

KWIKA founding partner Michael Kump spoke at the 2013 Produced By Conference sponsored by the Producers Guild of America. (more…)... Read More

Shawn Holley addresses incoming students at Southwestern Law School

KWIKA partner Shawn Holley was the keynote speaker at the orientation for first-year students at Southwestern Law School, urging the future attorneys to "find your passion in the law."  As an alumna of Southwestern, Shawn shared some of her own experiences from her time at the campus, and zoomed in on an especially surprising episode during the first meeting of her very first class. She talked about interviewing with law firms and government offices at the end of her second year and how the advice of some of the professors and administrators who knew her sent her in an entirely different d... Read More

Michael Kump to speak at Producers Guild of America conference

KWIKA founding partner Michael Kump will be speaking at the 2013 Produced By Conference, to be held at 20th Century Fox Studios on June 8-9.  The lineup of presenters reads like a Who's Who of Hollywood royalty, with J.J. Abrams, Tom Cruise, Mark Burnett and Gale Anne Hurd, among others, slated to address the conference. Michael will be featured with several entertainment luminaries in a panel session titled "Producer Share Participations – 'The Dream Team,'" a presentation that "will provide participants with valuable lessons on how to maximize value from a producer share participation ... Read More

CLE International 2011 Film, Television & New Media Conference: Michael Kump Reviews Recent Developments in Contract Litigation

On January 27, 2011, Michael Kump spoke for the sixth year in a row at CLE International's annual Film, Television & New Media Conference in Los Angeles. Michael's speech, entitled "Recent Developments in Contract Litigation," examined recent federal and state cases concerning contract formation and interpretation in the entertainment industry. The speech also analyzed the Court's ruling in the widely-publicized McCourt trial handled by Michael, in which the Court ruled in favor of KWIKA's client, Jamie McCourt, in finding that the Marital Property Agreement signed by Mr. and Mrs. McCo... Read More