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July 5th, 2023
Frankfurt Kurnit Adds Entertainment Partner Melanie Tomanov in Los Angeles
July 5, 2023 Los Angeles, CA - Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz, PC has added Melanie Tomanov as a partner in the firm’s Entertainment Group. Ms. Tomanov joined the firm today. She will be based in the firm’s Los Angeles office.
“We are absolutely thrilled that Melanie is joining us,” said Frankfurt Kurnit Entertainment Group Co-Chair Andrew Hurwitz. “Melanie is a leading entertainment attorney who will be a huge asset to our entertainment clients – particularly on animation projects – and her arrival marks a significant addition to our growing Los Angeles office.”
Ms. Tomanov represents production companies, animation studios, toy companies, video game companies and technology companies. She also works with individual creators, writers, animation designers, producers and directors.
Ms. Tomanov’s clients include Matt Groening (The Simpsons), United Plankton Pictures (SpongeBob), and Legendary Entertainment. She is regularly listed in industry and trade publications like Variety’s Legal Impact Report.
“I could not be more delighted with joining Frankfurt Kurnit. They have a top-tier platform for supporting entertainment industry clients. I look forward to collaborating on many new opportunities,” said Melanie.
About Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz, PC
Long recognized as a leading media, entertainment, and advertising law firm, Frankfurt Kurnit Klein + Selz, PC, provides the highest quality legal services to clients in a wide range of industries and disciplines. With more than 100 lawyers in New York City and Los Angeles, the firm now represents a diverse group of clients, from Fortune 500 companies, start-ups, charitable organizations, and law firms to celebrities, artists, and individuals working in many fields. In addition to working with clients on transactional and litigation-related entertainment, advertising, and intellectual property matters, Frankfurt Kurnit has leading practices in commercial litigation, employment law, white collar criminal defense, corporate and tax law, charitable organizations, trusts and estates, privacy and data security, blockchain and AI technology, legal ethics, and real estate. By combining deep industry knowledge across a diverse group of lawyers and practice groups, Frankfurt Kurnit brings a unique, client-focused approach to helping clients achieve their goals, whether resolving a dispute, getting the deal done, or just planning for the future.
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