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Lindsay Gunn Spiller

Lindsay Gunn Spiller

Practice areas:

Intellectual Property, Business, Estate Planning, Entertainment

About Me

I serve as the legal and business advisor to clients in media, music, theater, film, television, games, and high technology. I also have a thriving estate planning practice.


Although a majority of my clients are either in LA or San Francisco, my practice is international in scope with clients also in Italy, England, and France.


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1986

  1. Entertainment: 25%
    10 years
  2. Estate Planning: 25%
    10 years
  3. Business: 25%
    10 years
  4. Intellectual Property: 25%
    10 years



Hourly ($300-400/hour), Fixed (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

5 total 

  • Peter Raiken Fischer

    I've known Lin for a number of years now and have also worked with him on various entertainment projects. He is a rare breed among attorneys. While he clearly knows his craft and guides his clients with expertise, he also does so while remaining gracious and genuine with all parties involved, including clients, opposing counsel and others. This expertise combined with a very rare persona has recently led me to suggest Lin as counsel for a party for which a current client is negotiating a film joint venture with. With just a bit of research and one phone call, they quickly became interested in bringing Lin on board. Now I can look forward to working across the table with him as well!


    Peter Fischer Securities Offerings Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Richard Justin Greenstone

    Lindsay Spiller provides a crucial service in the entertainment industry. He knows the business of entertainment and entertainment law; he knows the "players" which enables him to promote his clients' interests. He can get a project into production. I endorse Lindsay Spiller!


    Richard Greenstone Trademark Application Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Spiller Law

450 Pacific Avenue
Second Floor
San Francisco, CA, 94133



DCInactive 198805/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top 100 Entertainment Lawyers in State of CaliforniaThe American Society of Legal Advocates2015
Top 100 Entertainment Lawyers in State of CaliforniaThe American Society of Legal Advocates2014

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneySpiller Law2006 - Present


Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Bar AssociationMember2010 - 2012
Forum Committee on the Entertainment and Sports IndustriesMember2010 - 2012
California Lawyers for the ArtsAttorney/Advisor2006 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Production Attorney for "Fire City," an independent feature filmCurrently in negotiations with production companies.
Production Attorney for "Love & Taxes," an independent feature filmFilm is currently in production
Legal advisor to Reality TV Show, currently titled "Alive Again"Project is currently in production

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Georgetown Univ Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor1985
Univ of California BerkeleyPolitical Economies of Industrialized SocietiesAB (with Distinction)1980

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Sacramento Filmworks Television Show - Featured GuestThe Entertainment Attorney's role in Film Production2014
California Lawyers for the Arts WorkshopThe Business of Making and Distributing a Film2013
California Lawyers for the Arts WorkshopThe Business of Making and Distributing Film2011
CLA Filmmakers WorkshopThe Business of Making and Distributing Film2010
1031 Exchange ConferenceEstate Planning for the Real Estate Investor2010
Northern California Escrow Association Annual MeetingEstate Planning - Simplified2009
CLA - Filmmakers WorkshopThe Business of Film Production2009