Tara J. Sattler
Tara Sattler is a shareholder in the firm’s entertainment group. Tara specializes in representing production companies, producers, financiers and content creators in the film, television and digital spaces. Her expertise encompasses all of the phases of development, financing, production, and distribution of scripted and non-scripted content for all budget levels. Tara has experience drafting and negotiating agreements to represent her clients in every stage of their entertainment industry endeavors, including:
- Company organizational structures and partnerships
- Equity financing raises, financial closings and collection account management agreements
- Extensive production legal counsel, including above-the-line and below-the-line personnel agreements, and union negotiation and advice
- Clearances and fair use analysis
- Sales agency and distribution agreements
- Content acquisition, shopping and collaboration agreements, appearance releases, with many independent companies and studios, and more
Tara graduated Cum Laude from Southwestern University School of Law, and her note “Plagued by the Paparazzi: How California Should Sharpen the Focus On Its Not So Picture Perfect Paparazzi Laws” was published in the Southwestern Law Review. Tara also participated in the National Entertainment Law Moot Court Competition, served as the Entertainment Vice President of the Entertainment and Sports Law Society, and she worked with both the California Lawyers for the Arts and Westwood One’s Grammy Radio Remote. Tara received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Dance, with minors in Business Management and Legal Studies, Magna Cum Laude, from Hofstra University Honors College.
Prior to joining Weintraub Tobin, Tara was a senior associate at Ramo Law PC, where she was a law clerk prior to graduating law school.
Outside of the office, Tara enjoys traveling, skiing, in addition to attending dance and theater shows.
California Lawyers for the Arts, Member
Beverly Hills Bar Association, Member
Phi Betta Kappa, Member
Assistance League, South Bay & San Pedro Chapter, Volunteer
San Pedor City Ballet, Volunteer
J.D., Southwestern University School of Law, 2011
B.A., Hofstra University, 2007
– magna cum laude
Weintraub Tobin Elevates Two Attorneys to Shareholder
Weintraub is pleased to announce that Tara Sattler and Mark E. Ellinghouse have been named as Shareholders in the law corporation. Mark Ellinghouse provides counsel to his clients in commercial real estate transactions,
Tara Sattler featured in Variety’s 2017 Legal Impact Report: Up Next
Weintraub Tobin’s Entertainment Associate, Tara J. Sattler, has been featured as one of the leading entertainment lawyers in Variety’s 2017 Legal Impact Report: Up Next. The report showcases the most impactful attorneys in the entertainment industry over the past year.