Jeffrey S. Kravitz
A successful entertainment litigator for more than 20 years, Jeff Kravitz brings extensive negotiation skills and experience to conflict management and resolution. With a focus on resolving entertainment, business and intellectual property matters, Jeff’s practical, approachable style combined with his “hard-nosed empathy and patience” make him the ideal neutral to help you get back to the business of business. Samuel Goldwyn said, “I’ll never talk with you again, unless I need something from you.” Jeff believes that yesterday’s foe can be tomorrow’s partner if conflicts are managed and resolved.
Twice named as one of the leading intellectual property, trademark, copyright and trade secrets attorneys in California by Chambers USA. Recognized by the Daily Journal as a Top IP Attorney and one of the Top 10 Entertainment Litigation Attorneys. Selected for inclusion in Who’s Who Legal in Sports and Entertainment Law. Named a Southern California “Super Lawyer” in Intellectual Property annually since 2003. American Arbitration Association mediator and arbitrator. Mediation panelist for U.S. District Court, Los Angeles Superior Court, Beverly Hills Bar Association. Featured in numerous publications and media, including the Daily Journal, Entertainment Weekly, Law360, The Hollywood Reporter, Entrepreneur Podcast Network, Los Angeles Business Journal, Forbes.com, Philadelphia Business Journal and Intellectual Property Today.
Education: J.D., Loyola Law School; Law Review Editor and Moot Court champion. B.A., cum laude, University of California, Los Angeles; departmental honors in Political Science. Pepperdine Strauss Institute for Dispute Resolution.
Jeff represented production companies, studios and individuals in the entertainment business in matters concerning copyright infringement, invasion of privacy contract, sexual harassment and intellectual property. He has mediated or arbitrated a range of cases in federal and state courts.