Santa Monica, CA – January 3, 2019 – Entertainment, intellectual property and business litigation boutique law firm Kinsella Weitzman Iser Kump LLP (KWIKA) announces that Katherine (“Kat”) Kleindienst, Joshua Rosenberg and Nicholas Soltman have become Partners of the Firm.
Ms. Kleindienst recently defended Legendary Pictures and Warner Bros. Entertainment in an action alleging idea theft in connection with the film Kong: Skull Island; the Kardashian and Jenner families in various litigation matters, including a trademark infringement action filed against Kim Kardashian West by a Dutch makeup artist over her KKW Beauty cosmetics line; and the Estate of Michael Jackson in various intellectual property and business disputes.
Mr. Rosenberg has represented numerous high-level movie studio and music industry executives in employment disputes resulting in confidential settlements; is a member of the team that most recently obtained summary judgment on behalf of the Estate of Michael Jackson in a lawsuit concerning a documentary film project; and is part of the KWIKA team representing Mattel, Inc. in various matters.
Mr. Soltman is a member of the KWIKA team representing producer Barry Josephson in his high-profile profit participation lawsuit against Fox over the popular crime drama Bones; was part of the trial team representing Heisman Trophy Winner and NFL star Reggie Bush in his lawsuit against the city of St. Louis over a major injury that resulted in a $12.5 million verdict; and represents the Kardashian and Jenner families in various litigation matters, including a $180 million lawsuit filed against the Kardashians by the hedge fund owner of the Kardashian Beauty cosmetics line.
“We are delighted to welcome Kat, Josh and Nick into the Partnership,” says KWIKA’s Managing Partner Lawrence Iser. “They are dedicated and talented litigators, zealous advocates for our clients, and well-rounded, exceptional people.”
Kinsella Weitzman Iser Kump LLP represents a wide variety of well-known entertainment industry and business clients in courtrooms and conference rooms around the country.