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  I am a solo practitioner in the Los Angeles area, with over thirty years of experience as a lawyer, corporate executive, and independent producer.  My practice focuses on transactional entertainment law, business law and new media law.  As a result of my background, I am able to view issues from a diverse perspective to benefit my clients.  I am available and responsive to my clients, return calls promptly, and handle work in a timely manner, and believe that working in this manner is a very important part of my representation. 


Practice areas


  1. Business: 50%
    37 years
  2. Entertainment: 25%
    25 years
  3. Internet: 15%
    10 years
  4. Licensing: 10%
    25 years

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Contact info

4021 Sapphire Dr
Encino, CA, 91436-3610


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Honorary business school societyBeta Gamma Sigma1976
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PrincipalLaw Offices of Gary Goldberger2007 - Present
Independent producer, lawyer, consultantCraig Anderson Productions2004 - 2007
Executive Vice PresidentCarlton America1991 - 2004
CounselUS House of Representatives Judiciary Committee1984 - 1990
AttorneySemmes Bowen & Semmes1979 - 1984
Association namePosition nameDuration
International Documentary AssociationMember2010 - Present
California Lawyers for the ArtsMember2009 - Present
British Academy of Film and Television ArtsMember1998 - Present
Academy of Television Arts and SciencesMember, former Governor and Committee Chair1996 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Film representationFilm was produced
Business formationCompany is operating
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Publication nameTitleDate
Warren Gorham & LamontDisability Law Compliance Manual1991
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Virginia School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1979
Wharton School, University of PennsylvaniaFinanceBS - Bachelor of Science1976
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
WorkshopAnatomy of a Screenwriter Agreement2011
WorkshopInternational Film and Television Financing and Distribution2010
UCLA Alumni AssociationGuest Lecturer2010
Chapman Uviversity School of FilmGuest Lecturer2009