Melissa C. Buckman


Los Angeles


Melissa is an associate in the Firm’s Entertainment & Media practice group.

Prior to joining Weintraub, Melissa was Senior Counsel in the legal and business affairs department at ITV America where she oversaw production legal on a variety of unscripted television programs. Additionally, Melissa worked at United Talent Agency in its business affairs department, focusing on motion picture deals.

Melissa graduated cum laude from the University of Wisconsin Law School during which she worked for PBS as a summer and fall intern. She received her B.A. in History, with a minor in French Studies, from Duke University.

Outside the office, Melissa is an avid reader, loves traveling and enjoys attempting to cook unique recipes.

J.D., cum laude, University of Wisconsin Law School, Madison, 2016

B.A., Duke University, Durham, 2009

State Bar of California

District of Columbia Bar