Entertainment and Media Law

For more than 30 years, I have been dedicated to protecting the interests of my clients by providing expert legal representation. I will work closely with you to acquire a thorough understanding of your situation, providing creative solutions tailored to your specific needs. I will provide you with unsurpassed legal representation, personal attention, expertise, and diligence every step of the way. 

I am dedicated to maintaining close working partnerships with my clients and you can be assured that your matter will be expertly managed and handled in the most cost-effective and timely manner.

Unique Combination of Business, Legal, and Financial Expertise

Having represented the interests of some of the most prominent entertainment companies and industry professionals, I have extensive experience in entertainment and media law whether you need an attorney for personal or company matters. 

As a Certified Public Accountant (AZ), I am able to analyze and advise on the financial aspects of a matter as well as the legal issues.

I welcome the opportunity to talk with you and discuss how I may assist you.


Law practice with expertise in content development, financing, production and distribution of visual media across all platforms, domestic and international; intellectual property; and production company and individual talent representation. Expert ability to manage all aspects of legal and business affairs departments. Available to act as general counsel to small/midsize entertainment and media companies. Extensive contacts and excellent relationships worldwide.

Specializations include transaction negotiation and documentation, privacy and security, licensing, tax and non-tax incentives, affiliation agreements, MFN compliance agreements. 

Proven track record of creating and improving international and domestic relationships, partnerships and joint ventures for entertainment industry companies. 

  • Content, Reality and Scripted 
  • Advertising
  • Development
  • Budgeting
  • Source and Structure Financing
  • Production
  • Distribution and Licensing (Domestic and International)
  • Contract Negotiation
  • Negotiate, Draft and Review Transactions
  • Intellectual Property
  • Talent Representation
  • Business Affairs
  • Legal Affairs
  • Ad Agency Representation
  • Tax Incentives and Treaties
  • Insurance Coverage/Clearance
  • MFN Compliance
  • Music, Merchandise, Licensing
  • Media Startups and Corporate Governance


Reid Nathan is an entertainment and media lawyer with expertise in connection with theatrical motion pictures, television, internet, mobile, content development, finance, production, distribution, talent representation, intellectual property, corporate governance and business/legal affairs. He has a wide range of experience as a business and legal affairs attorney with Fox Family Worldwide, Disney and Playboy. You can review his specific experience by clicking here or on the LinkedIn icon on the bottom of the page. Reid has served as both production and distribution (domestic and international) legal/business affairs counsel. In addition, while in private practice, he has represented production companies, ad agencies, individual talent (actors, directors, producers, composers, and other talent) in theatrical motion pictures, television, and other media.


Call: (310) 344-8000
Email: [email protected]
Twitter: @ReidNathanEsq
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