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Jeffrey David Schneider

Jeffrey David Schneider

Practice areas:

Entertainment, Communications & Media, General Practice

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About Me

Jeffrey Schneider is a television attorney, business affairs executive and law professor with a broad range of experience in the entertainment industry.  A frequent speaker at industry conferences, he currently heads up all deal making activity for the Lifetime cable networks.  He is based in Los Angeles and is married with three children.


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1991

  1. Entertainment: 80%
  2. Communications & Media: 15%
  3. General Practice: 5%

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Contact Info

Lifetime Entertainment Services

2049 Century Park East
Los Angeles, CA, 90067



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Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Adjunct ProfessorUniversity of Southern California School of Law2008 - Present
Adjunct ProfessorPepperdine University School of Law2008 - Present
SVP Business Affairs & Deputy General CounselLifetime Entertainment2007 - Present
SVP Business Affairs & Deputy General CounselFox Television Studios2007 - 2007
SVP Business Affairs & Deputy General CounselMTV Networks2003 - 2007
Of CounselKatz, Golden & Sullivan2000 - 2003
VP Business DevelopmentTavolo2000 - 2000
Director, Business AffairsParamount Pictures1994 - 2000
AssociateSlaff, Mosk & Rudman1992 - 1994
Law ClerkU.S. District Court1991 - 1992

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Academy of Television Arts and SciencesMember1999 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Virgin Vision v. The Samuel Goldwyn CompanyN/A

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Publication NameTitleDate
USC Law ReviewUnsportsmanlike Conduct: The Lack of Free Agency in the NFL1991

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
USC Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1991
Univ of California at Los AngelesCommunication StudiesBA - Bachelor of Arts1987

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
WIF Production Conference - Reality BitesReality Television2008
Reality BitesReality Television2008
TV Business AffairsTelevision Law2006
Developments in Entertainment LawGeneral Entertainment Law2005
Entertainment Law Society Lecture SeriesNew Media2003
Representing WritersWriter Agreements in Entertainment1998