Attorney lineup

Zachary Elsea

Zachary Elsea specializes in intellectual property litigation, business litigation, copyright and trademark matters, and other commercial disputes.

Chad Fitzgerald

Chad Fitzgerald specializes in complex entertainment industry disputes as well as business and intellectual property litigation.

Shawn Holley

Shawn Holley is the rare trial attorney who practices in the areas of both civil and criminal litigation.

Lawrence Iser

Mr. Iser specializes in the areas of intellectual property, entertainment, commercial, real estate and employment litigation.

Dale Kinsella

Mr. Kinsella is a nationally known trial lawyer specializing in the areas of entertainment and intellectual property litigation.

Katherine Kleindienst

Katherine handles a wide range of complex litigation matters, including entertainment, intellectual property, and general commercial litigation.

Gregory Korn

Gregory Korn specializes in the areas of entertainment and intellectual property litigation.

Alan Kossoff

Alan Kossoff practices civil litigation, with an emphasis in business, employment, entertainment, malpractice, and personal injury matters.

Michael Kump

Michael Kump is a problem solver who fights tenaciously to protect his clients’ valuable intellectual property and contractual rights.

Aaron Liskin

Aaron Liskin handles a wide range of complex litigation matters.

Suann MacIsaac

Suann MacIsaac specializes in entertainment, intellectual property and general business litigation.

Kate Mangels

Kate Mangels represents companies and individuals in complex civil and criminal matters, including white collar criminal matters.

Amber Melius

Amber Melius' areas of practice include entertainment, copyright, employment, contract and other commercial disputes.

Patricia Millett

Patricia Millett specializes in commercial and entertainment litigation.

Allen Secretov

Allen Secretov specializes in intellectual property and entertainment litigation.

Nick Soltman

Nick handles a wide range of litigation matters, including entertainment, IP, general commercial litigation, and white-collar criminal defense.

Kristen Spanier

Kristen Spanier handles litigation matters in the areas of entertainment, intellectual property, and general business law.

Jonathan Steinsapir

Jonathan Steinsapir’s practice encompasses a wide range of commercial litigation matters.

Howard Weitzman – In Memoriam

Howard Weitzman’s clients have included every major motion picture studio; talent agencies; and many high-profile individuals.

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Latest news

January 24, 2022

Amber Melius Named to 2022 “Leaders of Influence: Minority Attorneys” by Los Angeles Business Journal

The firm is proud to announce that the Los Angeles Business Journal has selected Amber Melius for inclusion in its "Leaders of Influence: Minority Attorneys" list for 2022....

January 20, 2022

13 KWIKH Attorneys Named to 2022 Southern California “Super Lawyers” List

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KWIKH is pleased to announce that 13 of the firm’s attorneys have been named to the 2022 Southern California “Super Lawyers” list by Thomson Reuters. One of the most respected...

December 21, 2021

Kate Mangels Shares Insight About Crime Documentary Portrayals of Law and Legal Systems for The Los Angeles and San Francisco Daily Journal

Kate Mangles spoke with the Los Angeles and San Francisco Daily Journal about crime documentaries and their common portrayals of law and the legal system. ...

November 30, 2021

KWIKH Files Suit on Behalf of ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Screenwriter

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KWIKH attorneys Dale Kinsella and Nick Soltman have filed a lawsuit on behalf of Oscar-nominated screenwriter and producer Anthony McCarten over the smash hit "Bohemian Rhapsody."...

November 23, 2021

KWIKH Prevails in ‘House of Cards’ Arbitration Against Kevin Spacey

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In an outstanding victory for KWIKH client MRC, an arbitrator ruled that Academy Award-winning actor Kevin Spacey and his production companies must pay the studio nearly $31 million in damages...

November 4, 2021

KWIKH Listed in U.S. News & World Report’s 2022 Best Law Firms Rankings

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Kinsella Weitzman Iser Kump Holley LLP will once again appear on U.S. News & World Report’s 2022 list of “Best Law Firms.” The firm achieved rankings in the practice areas...

October 25, 2021

KWIKH Wins in 9th Circuit for SeaWorld

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KWIKH’s SeaWorld team (Larry Iser, Kristen Spanier, and Kat Kleindienst) have won the appeal in the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals of the dismissal of a consumer fraud putative class...

October 7, 2021

Gregory Korn Speaks to Artnet News About ‘The Bad Art Friend’ Case

Gregory Korn was recently asked by Artnet News to share insight on a legal dispute that has gone viral after receiving coverage in New York Times Magazine....

September 30, 2021

KWIKH and Four Firm Attorneys Achieve Top Accolades in 2022 Benchmark Litigation Guide

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The firm is pleased to announce that it has been recognized as a leading “Tier 1” California entertainment law firm in the 2022 edition of Benchmark Litigation....

September 20, 2021

Dale Kinsella and Nick Soltman Reveal the Truth About Profit Participation Lawsuits in The Hollywood Reporter

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In a guest column for The Hollywood Reporter entitled “When Stars Sue Studios: The Truth About Profit Participation Cases,” Dale Kinsella and Nick Soltman examine the recent buzz in Hollywood...

September 15, 2021

Los Angeles and San Francisco Daily Journal Names Larry Iser and Shawn Holley to 2021 “Top 100” List

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The firm is pleased to announce that Larry Iser and Shawn Holley have been named to the Los Angeles and San Francisco Daily Journal’s “Top 100” list for 2021....

September 13, 2021

Nick Soltman Comments on Paramount Leadership Transition for TheWrap

Nick Soltman was recently asked by TheWrap to provide an analysis of what Jim Gianopulos' exit as CEO of Paramount could mean for the Hollywood studio's future in either the...

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