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

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Lifetime Entertainment Services

2049 Century Park East
Los Angeles, CA, 90067

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive199111/22/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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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
Associations
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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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
USC Law ReviewUnsportsmanlike Conduct: The Lack of Free Agency in the NFL1991
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Southern California Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1991
University of California - 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