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.
Mr. Liskin handles a wide range of litigation matters, including entertainment, intellectual property and general commercial litigation. Most recently, he represented screenwriter Nicholas Kazan in his lawsuit over compensation for writing services and executive producer credits on the recently released Martin Scorsese film, Silence. Along with firm partners Dale Kinsella and Chad Fitzgerald, Mr. Liskin currently represents Walking Dead creator Frank Darabont and talent agency CAA in a landmark lawsuit against AMC over unpaid profits and fees from the wildly successful zombie apocalypse series. He was also heavily involved in the firm’s successful motions in the case. Also with Mr. Kinsella, Mr. Fitzgerald and Nick Soltman, Mr. Liskin represents executive producer Barry Josephson in his high-profile profit participation lawsuit against Fox over the popular crime drama Bones. Along with Howard Weitzman and others lawyers at the firm, Mr. Liskin also represents the Estate of Michael Jackson in litigation matters.
Mr. Liskin was also a member of the team representing the creators, writers and executive producers of the hit television series Smallville in a lawsuit against Warner Bros. Television, as well as STARZ Entertainment, LLC in a contract dispute with DISH Network, and Bell-Phillip Television Producers, Inc., the producer of The Bold and the Beautiful, in a defamation suit brought by a hairstylist on the series.
“Aaron is a great lawyer and we are thrilled that he is now a Partner,” says KWIKA’s Managing Partner Lawrence Iser. “We are confident in his ability to grow as a lawyer.”
Kinsella Weitzman Iser Kump LLP represents a wide variety of well-known entertainment industry and business clients, including The Estate of Michael Jackson, Frank Darabont, CAA, Mattel, STARZ Entertainment and SeaWorld.
Aaron’s elevation to partner was covered in IP Watchdog.