Daniela is an associate in the firm’s entertainment group. She has a diverse background in the development, financing, production, and distribution of film and television productions.
Daniela began her legal career in the business and legal affairs department at The Weinstein Company, where she also interned during law school, and primarily worked on transactions involving the international distribution of the studio’s film and television content. Daniela subsequently worked at an AmLaw 100 law firm, where she represented financial institutions, high net-worth individuals, and content creators in various financing and production matters, including the provision of multimillion-dollar credit facilities to studios, co-financing agreements, and tax-advantaged financing deals.
During law school, Daniela was active in Fordham’s intellectual property community. She was a member of Fordham’s Intellectual Property Institute and participated in the Samuelson-Glushko Intellectual Property and Information Law clinic, advising artists, fashion designers, small business owners and entrepreneurs on a variety of copyright, trademark and patent matters. As president of the Media and Entertainment Law Society (MELS), she founded Fordham’s annual Media and Entertainment Law Symposium. Daniela was also a note and articles editor for the Fordham Intellectual Property Media and Entertainment Law Journal, which published her note “Copyright Cowboys: Bringing Online Television to the Digital Frontier.”
Daniela received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Columbia University and majored in American Studies with a focus on the interplay between American culture and the media. She remains an involved alumna.
Outside of the office, Daniela enjoys watching indie films, baseball, and exploring new restaurants.
FEME [Female Executives in Media and Entertainment] – Member
Beverly Hills Bar Association – Member
New York State Bar Association – EASL – Member
J.D., Fordham University School of Law, 2015
B.A., Columbia University, 2010
Daniela Cassorla Joins Weintraub
Weintraub is pleased to welcome Daniela Cassorla to our Entertainment group. She has a diverse background in the development, financing, production, and distribution of film and television productions.