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February 1, 2018

Larry Iser Featured in Thomson Reuters “Super Lawyers” Magazine

Larry Iser’s representation of musicians against politicians is the subject of an article in Thomson Reuters’ Southern California Super Lawyers Magazine entitled “Won’t Back Down: When politicians pick campaign songs, songwriters pick Lawrence Iser.”...

January 4, 2018

Zachary Elsea Quoted in TheWrap

Zachary Elsea was recently quoted in Tim Kenneally’s TheWrap article “Donald Trump Has ‘Close to Zero’ Chance of Legally Blocking Michael Wolff’s ‘Fire and Fury.’” ...

December 1, 2017

David Swift Featured in Daily Journal Article

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David Swift was the subject of the Los Angeles and San Francisco Daily Journal article "Still Kicking," which details his lifelong passion for soccer, and his career competing in professional leagues. ...

September 21, 2017

KWIKA continues to defend Frank Darabont/CAA in high profile “Walking Dead” dispute

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The firm's continued representation of "The Walking Dead" television show creator Frank Darabont and CAA in the high-profile profit participation suit against AMC was recently covered in David Ng’s Los Angeles Times article “Like a zombie, profit dispute over AMC’s...

August 24, 2017

KWIKA Wins Summary Judgment for the Kardashians

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KWIKA partners Michael Kump, Jonathan Steinsapir and Gregory Korn won summary judgment in federal court in Orlando for KWIKA clients Kim Kardashian West, and Kourtney and Khloe Kardashian. ...

August 16, 2017

Jefferson Starship Guitarist Cleared to Pursue Breach Suit

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A judge recently ruled that Craig Chaquico, former lead guitarist of Jefferson Starship, is allowed to pursue his breach of contract claim against current band members David Freiberg and Donny Baldwin for performance and merchandising revenues made since January 2016. ...

August 3, 2017

KWIKA continues to defend Frank Darabont/CAA in ‘Walking Dead’ Dispute

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The firm's continued representation of The Walking Dead creator Frank Darabont in his profit participation lawsuit against AMC was recently covered in several entertainment publications. ...

June 23, 2017

KWIKA Files Complaint for Veteran NBA Agent Dan Fegan

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KWIKA filed the attached complaint in Los Angeles County Superior Court on behalf of veteran NBA Agent Dan Fegan for fraud and intentional interference....

June 2, 2017

KWIKA Scores Yet Another Victory for Kardashians in Cosmetics Legal Battle

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Michael Kump and Jon Steinsapir secured another major win on behalf of Kim, Khloe and Kourtney Kardashian in their suit against cosmetics company Haven Beauty and Hillair Capital after an appellate court recently upheld an injunction prohibiting Haven from using...

May 1, 2017

Jefferson Starship Guitarist Sues Former Bandmates Over Band Name

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Former lead guitarist of Jefferson Starship Craig Chaquico has filed a lawsuit against his ex-bandmates in order to prevent them from continuing to perform under the band’s name. ...

March 2, 2017

David Swift Speaks to The Wrap

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The Wrap recently asked David Swift to comment on a possible defamation claim arising from a Twitter feud between actor Michael Rapaport and ESPN host Dan Le Batard....

February 7, 2017

Kinsella Weitzman Iser Kump LLP Elevates Aaron Liskin to Partner

Santa Monica, CA – February 7, 2017 – Entertainment and business litigation law firm Kinsella Weitzman Iser Kump LLP (KWIKA) announces that Aaron Liskin has become a Partner of the Firm....