In the News

Our cases are often in the news and, when appropriate, our lawyers comment on breaking and ongoing stories.

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. ...

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)....

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” ......

December 16, 2020

Chad Fitzgerald Speaks to TheWrap on Disney, Warner Bros. Streaming Strategies

TheWrap recently featured commentary from KWIKA partner Chad Fitzgerald in its coverage of Disney’s virtual “Investor Day” presentation, which unveiled the entertainment giant’s plans regarding content distribution for 2021. While many were expecting Disney to ......

December 16, 2020

Tosh.0’s Daniel Tosh Gives Shout Out to Mike Kump

During his November 24, 2020 “Tosh.0” broadcast, American comedian, television host, actor, writer, and executive producer Daniel Tosh gave thanks to the executives in his life who do work on his behalf. He specifically discussed ......

December 16, 2020

KWIKA Partner David Swift Appointed to the Los Angeles Superior Court

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Several news outlets covered Governor Gavin Newsom’s recent appointment of longtime KWIKA partner David Swift to the Los Angeles Superior Court. He is among 19 California superior court judges who were appointed on November 13, ......

October 23, 2020

Zachary Elsea Quoted in USA Today on Borat 2 and Rudy Giuliani

Zachary Elsea was recently asked by USA Today to comment on any possible legal recourse Rudy Giuliani could have after being featured in a compromising scene of Sacha Baron Cohen's new Borat sequel....

October 21, 2020

Jonathan Steinsapir Speaks to Bloomberg Law on Gorilla Glue Trade Dress Claims

Jon Steinsapir was recently quoted in Kyle Jahner's Bloomberg Law article "Gorilla Glue Faces Packing Trial After 11th Cir. Revival," which discusses the newly revived claims that Gorilla Glue Co.'s GorillaWeld adhesive infringed the trade dress of J-B Weld Co....

October 19, 2020

KWIKA Wins Trial for SeaWorld of Activist-Backed Lawsuit

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KWIKA’s SeaWorld team (Larry Iser, Kristen Spanier, Kat Kleindienst, and paralegal Chris Avalos) prevailed in the trial of a consumer fraud lawsuit conceived of and backed by anti-SeaWorld advocacy group Earth Island Institute, pending in ......

October 16, 2020

KWIKA Prevails in Lawsuit for The Duke and Duchess of Sussex

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Michael Kump, Jon Steinsapir and Nick Soltman represented Prince Harry, The Duke of Sussex, and Meghan, The Duchess of Sussex, in a lawsuit filed in state court in July 2020 concerning intrusive and illegal photographs ......

October 5, 2020

KWIKA’s SeaWorld Team Obtains Dismissal of Consumer Fraud Putative Class Action

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KWIKA’s SeaWorld team (Larry Iser, Kristen Spanier and Kat Kleindienst) have obtained dismissal of a consumer fraud putative class action against SeaWorld relating to the Covid-19 pandemic, filed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of California....