KWIKA News

Stay up-to-date with all the recent developments from the firm and read the perspectives offered by our attorneys on a variety of legal topics.

April 13, 2021

Variety’s 2021 “Legal Impact Report” Features Dale Kinsella and Michael Kump

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The firm would like to congratulate Dale Kinsella and Michael Kump on being selected for inclusion in Variety’s “Legal Impact Report” for 2021....

April 8, 2021

Howard Weitzman (1939-2021)

Our beloved friend and partner Howard Weitzman passed away yesterday. A renowned trial lawyer and dealmaker, Howard skillfully handled some of the most famous cases in Hollywood. Howard’s wit, charm, and brilliant legal mind are legendary, and we will miss...

April 5, 2021

Nick Soltman Speaks to Los Angeles Times on Regé-Jean Page’s Exit from Hit Netflix Show ‘Bridgerton’

Nick Soltman was recently quoted in Ryan Faughnder's Los Angeles Times article “Why is Regé-Jean Page leaving Netflix's ‘Bridgerton?'” which focuses on Page’s single-season talent deal with Netflix and how deals may be evolving as the industry shifts to streaming....

April 5, 2021

Howard Weitzman and Larry Iser Named to Billboard’s 2021 “Top Music Lawyers” List

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The firm is pleased to announce that Howard Weitzman and Larry Iser have been selected to Billboard’s distinguished “Top Music Lawyers” list for 2021. ...

March 31, 2021

KWIKA Named 2021 “California – Entertainment Firm of the Year” by Benchmark Litigation

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KWIKA is pleased to announce that Benchmark Litigation, the definitive guide to the world’s leading litigation firms and lawyers, has recognized the firm as a “California - Entertainment Firm of the Year” for 2021. ...

March 10, 2021

Chad Fitzgerald Quoted in TheWrap on Bob Chapek’s First Year as Disney CEO

Chad Fitzgerald was recently quoted in Diane Haithman’s TheWrap article “Disney CEO Bob Chapek’s First Year Report Card: High Marks for Not ‘Steering it Off a Cliff.’” The article focuses on the past year at ......

February 26, 2021

KWIKA’S Mattel Team Wins on Appeal of Dismissed Idea Submission Case

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KWIKA’s Mattel team (Larry Iser, Kristen Spanier and Patricia Millett) have prevailed on the appeal from the dismissal by the Los Angeles Superior Court of an idea submission case brought by toy inventor Technology from Heaven (TFH)....

February 19, 2021

Gregory Korn Quoted in Bloomberg Copyright and Implied Contracts Article

Gregory Korn was recently quoted in Kyle Jahner’s Bloomberg Law article “‘Inside Out’ Case Shows Gray Area Between Inspired, Swiped.” The piece covers copyright law and breach of implied contract law in the context of ......

February 17, 2021

Allen Secretov Writes on Britney Spears’ Conservatorship for The Hollywood Reporter

Allen Secretov’s guest column “What ‘Framing Britney Spears’ Doesn’t Really Answer” appeared in The Hollywood Reporter. The piece brings attention to an opaque area of law, conservatorships, using Britney Spears’ case as the ultimate explainer. ......

January 28, 2021

Larry Iser and Suann MacIsaac Named to 2021 Super Lawyers ‘Top’ Lists

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KWIKA is pleased to note that two of its attorneys have been named to Super Lawyers‘ annual “Top” lists for 2021. As noted on its website, each year, “Super Lawyers” recognizes the top lawyers in ......

January 28, 2021

Michael Kump Inducted into the 2021 Lawdragon Hall of Fame

The firm is pleased to announce that Michael Kump has been inducted into the 2021 edition of Lawdragon‘s “500 Hall of Fame.” The exclusive list includes lawyers who are “among the most acclaimed of their ......

January 21, 2021

14 KWIKA Attorneys Named 2021 “Super Lawyers”

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KWIKA is pleased to announce that 14 of the firm’s attorneys have been named 2021 Southern California “Super Lawyers” by Thomson Reuters. One of the most respected rating services in the legal profession, “Super Lawyers” ......