Todd Stern is a shareholder in the firm’s entertainment department. Todd’s practice consists primarily of the representation of clients in the motion picture, television, digital media, publishing, and live stage industries.
Prominent directors, writers, actors and producers, as well as television and motion picture production companies, represent a large portion of Todd’s client-base. He also represents a number of award-winning creators and producers of animation properties for film, television and digital media.
Todd’s diverse motion picture practice involves transactions with both major motion picture studios and independent production companies. Todd’s clients in television include executive producers, writers and directors in both scripted and non-scripted programming, as well as a number of television production companies. He has been involved with television programming for ABC, CBS, NBC, F/X, HBO, Showtime, STARZ, Bravo, Nickelodeon, ESPN and the CW.
In 2003, Todd was named ’20 Under 40′ lawyers to watch by the Los Angeles Daily Journal. Todd has been a speaker on panels at the American Film Market and numerous film festivals.
J.D., University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law, 1988
B.A., with highest honors, University of Illinois, 1985