David B. Stern
  • Business Law
  • California
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I am an accomplished California attorney, practicing Business, Entertainment, and Litigation law. With 35 years of experience, I am committed to providing exceptional service and counsel for an array of legal matters. Past clients have included News Corp., Viacom, New Wave Entertainment and Broadway Across America. My focus is on delivering the best possible results.

Visit my website to see representative clients and cases. Contact me to discuss how I can help you achieve your legal goals.

Practice Area
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Additional Practice Areas
  • General Civil
  • Media & Entertainment Law
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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  • English
Professional Experience
Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
- Current
EVP, General Counsel & Head of Business Affairs
Key Brand Entertainment
General Counsel
Riddle Productions Inc
General Counsel & Head of Business Affairs
New Wave Entertainment
Senior Vice President, Business & Legal Affairs
Showtime Networks
Vice President Legal Affairs, Motion Pictures
Twentieth Century Fox
Columbia Law School
J.D. (1982)
Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
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Connecticut College
B.A. (1979)
summa cum laude
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Professional Associations
California State Bar  # 130368
- Current
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Speaking Engagements
Underlying Material and Other Traps for the Unwary: A Rights Clearance Refresher, MCLE presentation
TBS, Fox Television, CBS Television, HBO, Ziffren Brittenham LLP
Speaking with Brian Yates
California’s Seven Year Rule for Personal Services Contracts and Chain of Title and Copyright issues
Speaking with Brian Yates
Underlying Material and Other Traps for the Unwary: A Rights Clearance Refresher
Sony Pictures Entertainment
Speaking with Brian Yates
Websites & Blogs
David B. Stern's Website Profile
Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP Website
JMBM's Articles & Blogs
Contact & Map
Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
1900 Avenue of the Stars
7th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Telephone: (310) 201-3530
Fax: (310) 712-8530