Stan Coleman


Los Angeles


A shareholder in the Firm’s Entertainment department, Stan Coleman represents writers, directors, actors and producers in motion pictures, television and on the legitimate stage.

Many of his clients have been nominated for or have won Oscars, Emmys, Tonys and Pulitzer Prizes, among numerous other awards.

Stan was a pioneer in the development of the home video industry, and in the convergence between Hollywood and the Silicon Valley. In addition to his practice representing artists, Stan also represents leading publishers and distributors in print, home video, and electronic entertainment.

Outside the office, Stan was one of the founders of the annual UCLA Entertainment Symposium, and has spoken or lectured at UCLA, the University of Southern California, Cornell University, the National Association of Broadcasters Convention, the American Bar Association, and the American Film Institute, among others. He has also been featured on television and in numerous periodicals, including the Hollywood Reporter where he was chosen as one of the entertainment industry’s “Power Lawyers.”

He received his Bachelor of Arts degree with honors from Cornell University in 1966, and his Juris Doctor degree with honors from the Columbia University School of Law in 1969 where he was a Barney Jaffin Scholar and a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar.

Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County and American Bar Associations

State Bar of California

UCLA Entertainment Symposium


Named “Power Lawyer” by the Hollywood Reporter

Named “Legal Impact Award” Winner by Daily Variety

J.D., cum laude,  Columbia University School of Law, 1969

B.A., cum laude,  Cornell University, 1966

WT Deals: ‘A Man In Full’ Premieres on Netflix

In Netflix’s “A Man In Full,” Jeff Daniels and Diane Lane star as Charlie Croker, a crumbling real estate mogul, and his ex-wife Martha. Lucy Liu, Tom Pelphrey, Sarah Jones, William Jackson Harper, Aml Ameen, Jon Michael Hill, and Chanté Adams round out the star-studded cast. Based on Tom Wolfe’s…

WT Clients: Films Premiere at 2024 SXSW Festival

Several Weintraub clients had high-profile premieres at the recent SXSW Film Festival in Austin (March 8-16, 2024). Director Doug Liman unveiled his remake of “Road House” starring Jake Gyllenhaal at this year’s festival. Produced by Amazon MGM Studios, the film also stars Jessica Williams, Billy Magnussen, Lukas Gage, and Conor…

WT Deals: Zosia Mamet Cast in Upcoming Comedy from Peacock

Weintraub Client Zosia Mamet was recently cast alongside Michael Angarano and Tommy Martinez in Peacock’s upcoming comedy series “Laid” as series regulars, joining series lead Stephanie Hsu. Based on an Australian series, “Laid” is written and executive produced by Nahnatchak Khan and Sally Bradford McKenna. Weintraub shareholders Stan Coleman and Shaun Gordon represent Zosia Mamet. Read…

WT Clients: “Cheech & Chong’s Last Movie” Premieres at SXSW

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WT Clients: David Mamet and Tracy Letts Receive Tony Award Nominations

The Broadway productions of “American Buffalo” and “The Minutes” written by Weintraub clients David Mamet and Tracy Letts have been nominated for Tony Awards. David Mamet’s “American Buffalo” was nominated for best revival. The show’s director, Neil Pepe, was nominated for best director, and one of the show’s leads, Sam…

WT Clients: David Mamet and Tracy Letts Open on Broadway

Weintraub clients David Mamet and Tracy Letts both have plays opening on Broadway in the next few weeks. David Mamet’s iconic American Buffalo opens March 22 at Circle in the Square Theatre, starring Laurence Fishburne, Sam Rockwell, and Darren Criss. The Minutes, a new play by Tracy Letts, opens April…

WT Deals: Zosia Mamet Signs Two-Book Deal With Viking Penguin

Actress, writer, and producer Zosia Mamet has signed a two-book deal with Viking Penguin.  My First Popsicle, an anthology exploring food experiences and featuring celebrity contributors, is scheduled for publication in Fall, 2022.  The second book will feature a collection of personal essays and is slated for 2023. Currently appearing…

Weintraub Tobin Raises Money for American Heart Association

For a third year in a row, Weintraub Tobin is working to raise funds for cardiovascular diseases and stroke by partaking in the American Heart Association Heart Walk on Saturday, September 21 at William Land Park. Our attorneys and staff work hard during the summer months to gear up for…

Weintraub Tobin Client David Mamet Receives his First Emmy Nod

Weintraub Tobin is proud to announce that our client David Mamet, who wrote and directed HBO’s “Phil Spector,” recently received two Emmy nominations, including Best Writing and Best Direction. This is the first Emmy nomination for the playwright. Phil Spector, which starred Al Pacino, received a total of 11 Emmy…

Weintraub Tobin Client Tracy Letts Wins Tony Award

Weintraub Tobin Chediak Coleman Grodin Law Corporation is proud to announce that our client Tracy Letts has won a 2013 Tony Award for his role in “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” Letts took home the award Sunday for best performance by an actor in a play for his portrayal of…

Stan Coleman Has Been Named to Variety Magazine’s Legal Impact Report

Weintraub Shareholder Stan Coleman has been named to Variety Magazine’s 2013 Legal Impact Report. The Legal Impact Report is an annual feature within Variety, spotlighting the critical role played by the legal community in the entertainment business and featuring 40 top lawyers (only 23 transactional) working in film, television, theater…