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Michael Kump’s and Amber Melius’ Representation of Sandra Bullock for Use of Likeness Highlighted in Several National Publications

KWIKA Partners Michael Kump's and Amber Melius' representation of Sandra Bullock in an entertainment IP matter, exposing illegal affiliate marketing, gained national coverage this week. Ms. Bullock, along with Ellen DeGeneres, is engaged in a legal battle against obscure internet companies that have been using fabricated endorsements to promote their products. Read the full article

KWIKA Listed in U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 Best Law Firms Rankings

Kinsella Weitzman Iser Kump & Aldisert LLP has been selected for inclusion by U.S. News – Best Lawyers in the 2020 list of “Best Law Firms.” Read the full article

Chad Fitzgerald Featured on Bones Case Podcast

Chad Fitzgerald was invited to speak as a featured guest on Green Hasson & Janks’ Entertainment podcast, tackling the recent Bones lawsuit and settlement. The podcast discusses key issues raised in the case, key challenges faced by litigators (especially those with complex engagements) and how to address them, and key take-aways from the decision for transactional attorneys and talent representatives to consider. Read the full article

KWIKA Partner Shawn Holley to Co-Produce Legal Drama “Reasonable Doubt”

Shawn Holley will co-produce a new legal drama “Reasonable Doubt,” along with Kerry Washington and Larry Wilmore. The series about the US legal system was bought by ABC and is in the early stages of development. Read the full article

Jon Steinsapir Quoted in Los Angeles Times Article

Jon Steinsapir was recently quoted in Daniel Miller’s Los Angeles Times article "When is an Original Tommy’s burger not an original? When it’s one of these 67 look-alikes.” In this article, which details the legal environment surrounding copycat restaurants of Original Tommy’s World Famous Hamburgers, Jon comments on the possibility of legal action. According to Jon, starting a legal battle to become the only Tommy’s in Los Angeles would “cost too much money.”  Read the full article

Los Angeles and San Francisco Daily Journal Names Kinsella Weitzman to its List of 2019 “Top Boutiques”

The firm is pleased to announce that the Los Angeles and San Francisco Daily Journal has named Kinsella Weitzman Iser Kump & Aldisert as one of its 20 “Top Boutiques." Read the full article

KWIKA Achieves Top Accolades in 2020 Benchmark Litigation California Rankings

The firm is pleased to announce that it has been recognized as a leading entertainment law firm in the 2020 edition of Benchmark Litigation California, with KWIKA receiving “Tier 1” rankings among entertainment firms in California and Los Angeles. Read the full article

Shawn Holley and Mike Kump Named to the Los Angeles and San Francisco Daily Journal’s “Top 100 Lawyers” in California

KWIKA is proud to announce that Shawn Holley and Mike Kump have been named to the Los Angeles and San Francisco Daily Journal‘s “Top 100” list for 2019. The annual list, published by California’s premier legal publication, honors leading lawyers (in the entire state of California) whose work changed the law, an industry or society in the last year. Read the full article

Howard Weitzman and Larry Iser Named to Billboard’s 2019 “Top Music Lawyers”

The firm is pleased to announce that Howard Weitzman and Larry Iser have both been selected for inclusion in Billboard’s prestigious “Top Music Lawyers” list for 2019. Read the full article

Dale Kinsella, Larry Iser and Mike Kump Named “Top Litigators & Trial Lawyers” by the Los Angeles Business Journal

Firm partners Dale Kinsella, Larry Iser, and Mike Kump have been named to the “Top Litigators & Trial Lawyers” list by the Los Angeles Business Journal for 2019. Dale Kinsella was recognized for his handling of the highest profile entertainment and intellectual property matters, including profit participation and vertical integration cases. Dale represents the executive producer of the television series “Bones" in the ongoing legal battle that resulted in a $179 million award for Dale’s client. The LABJ discusses Larry’s representation of high profile clients Mattel; Se... Read the full article