Southwestern Law School Los Angeles, CA

Institute Executive Board

To further cultivate its initiatives, the Biederman Institute has brought together prominent attorneys from leading film studios and entertainment law firms to serve on its Executive Board. The Board plays a critical role in the growth of the prestigious Biederman Institute, by helping to connect outstanding students with opportunities to gain industry experience and future job placement, shaping and focusing the curriculum, developing new programming concepts and expanding the Institute's access to speakers and resources. Current members of the Executive Board include:

Wayne Levin '88
Co-Chair, Biederman Institute Executive Board
Chief Strategic Officer and General Counsel,
Lionsgate Entertainment Corp.

Thomas Hoberman '75
Co-Chair, Biederman Institute Executive Board
Hansen, Jacobson, Teller, Hoberman, Newman, Warren & Richman, LLP

Jonathan Anschell
Executive Vice President & General Counsel,
CBS Television

Miriam Beezy '86
Foley & Lardner LLP

Jeff Biederman
Manatt Phelps & Phillips, LLP

Susan Cleary '93
Vice President and General Counsel,
Independent Film & Television Alliance (IFTA)

Alan Duke '76
Executive Vice President and General Counsel,
New Wave Entertainment

Jon Hookstraten '84
Executive Vice President,
Fox Broadcasting

Robert Jacobs '92
Manatt Phelps & Phillips, LLP

Neville Johnson '75
Founding Partner,
Johnson & Johnson, LLP

Howard Kurtzman '79
Executive Vice President, Legal and Business Affairs,
20th Century Fox Television

Jeffrey Mausner
Law Offices of Jeffrey N. Mausner

Kelli Sager
Partner/Chair, Media Practice,
Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

John Schulman
Partner and Chair of Entertainment Department,
Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP

Stephen Strauss '83
Fulwider Patton LLP

Elizabeth Weller '76
Vice President and Deputy General Counsel,
Turner Broadcasting