Larissa Calva Ruiz is an associate in the Entertainment Group. Her practice covers a range of transactional entertainment work, including film financing matters. She is included in the Los Angeles Business Journal’s "Minority Leaders of Influence: Attorneys" list for 2021. She is recognized by Variety in its 2021 Legal Impact Report.
Prior to joining Frankfurt Kurnit, Ms. Calva Ruiz was a part of the Entertainment Finance team at Akin Gump where she represented financiers and assisted in drafting and negotiating loan agreements and related loan documents for several feature films and televisions shows, including “355,” “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,” “The Personal History of David Copperfield”, “Narcos” and “Orange is the New Black.”
Ms. Calva Ruiz received her law license from Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City and her LL.M from UCLA School of Law. She is admitted to practice in California, New York and Mexico.
awards & recognition
Los Angeles Business Journal "Minority Leaders of Influence: Attorneys" (2021)
Variety's Legal Impact Report (2021)
Universidad Iberoamericana: Licenciatura (JD Equivalent)
UCLA School of Law: LL.M in International and Comparative Law
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news & press
Variety’s 2021 Legal Impact Report
Variety’s 2021 Legal Impact Report includes Marcie Cleary for her representation of creators in film, TV and digital. Larissa Calva Ruiz, Hayden Goldblatt, Sean Jefferson and Alan Sacks are recognized for their work in entertainment finance. Ariel Sodomsky is included in the "Up Next" section for her work on TV production matters. View Article