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Jefferson Starship Guitarist Cleared to Pursue Breach Suit

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. Read More

Seven KWIKA Attorneys Named 2018 “Best Lawyers”

Partners Shawn Holley, Lawrence Iser, Dale Kinsella, Michael Kump, Jeremiah Reynolds, Suann MacIsaac, and Howard Weitzman have been recognized among the top lawyers in the nation in the 2018 edition of “The Best Lawyers in America,” one of the oldest and most respected guides to the legal profession. The attorneys earned a spot in the 2018 listing for their work in the following practice areas: Shawn Holley: Criminal Defense – General Practice; Criminal Defense – White-Collar Lawrence Iser: Entertainment Law – Motion Pictures and Television; Entertainment Law – Music; ... Read More

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

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. Read More

Larry Iser Teaches the Teachers About Fair Use

On Sunday, July 30, KWIKA Managing Partner Larry Iser gave a workshop on Fair Use to attendees of the University Film and Video Association (UFVA) 2017 Conference at Cal State Los Angeles. Read More

KWIKA Files Complaint for Veteran NBA Agent Dan Fegan

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

KWIKA Attorneys Kinsella, Weitzman, Iser and Kump Recognized in Prestigious Chambers 2017 Guide

The firm and four of its founding partners - Dale Kinsella, Howard Weitzman, Michael Kump and Larry Iser - have been honored in by the distinguished ranking organization Chambers as being among the top law firms and legal practitioners in the practice area of Media and Entertainment Litigation. Read More

Six from KWIKA named Super Lawyer “Rising Stars” for 2017

KWIKA is pleased to announce that six of the firm's attorneys were named Southern California "Rising Stars" for 2017 by Super Lawyers magazine.  Read More

KWIKA Scores Yet Another Victory for Kardashians in Cosmetics Legal Battle

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 the celebrity sisters’ trademarks for its products. Read More

Kinsella, Weitzman, Kump Again Named to Prestigious 2017 Hollywood Reporter “Power Lawyers” List

KWIKA is proud to announce that partners Dale Kinsella, Howard Weitzman and Michael Kump have once again been selected for inclusion in The Hollywood Reporter’s “Power Lawyers” list for 2017, which profiles the entertainment industry’s top attorneys. Read More

Jefferson Starship Guitarist Sues Former Bandmates Over Band Name

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. Read More