Media, Culture & Commerce

Founded more than 40 years ago as a boutique law firm servicing the entertainment and arts communities in New York City, Frankfurt Kurnit now provides the highest quality legal services to clients in a wide range of industries and disciplines worldwide. With leading practices in entertainment, advertising, intellectual property, technology, litigation, corporate & finance, estate planning, charitable organizations, professional responsibility and other areas, The National Law Journal again named us to its "Midsize Hot List." The Legal 500 describes us as an "exemplary practice [that] well and truly earns its five-star rating." And Chambers USA praises us as “top-notch,” “well-regarded,” and “highly respected.” Whether you are a Fortune 500 company, a start-up, or an individual, Frankfurt Kurnit can help you face challenging legal and business issues and meet your goals with the most efficient and practical solution.

  • news & press

    Frankfurt Kurnit Named to List of “Best Law Firms for Women” 2018

    We are proud to be named a 2018 Working Mother Best Law Firm for Women in recognition of using best practices in retaining and promoting women lawyers. This is the sixth time we have been named to this exclusive list. Of 60 firms, we had the third highest percentage of equity partners who are female. Read more.

  • Upcoming Speaking Engagements

    PLI’s Advertising Law Institute 2018 in Chicago

    Brian G. Murphy presents “Breaking Down the SAG-AFTRA Commercials Contract” at PLI’s Advertising Law Institute in Chicago.

    September 13 2018

    California Lawyers Association Annual Meeting

    Amy Lawrence will speak on GDPR at the upcoming California Lawyers Association Annual Meeting in San Diego.

    September 14 2018

  • our attorneys

    Our Team

    Michael Frankfurt

    Find the attorney best-suited to solve your problem or advance your project.