Attorneys

CHARLES J.
HARDER

Charles Harder specializes in media, defamation, reputation protection, privacy, intellectual property and business litigation. He was named California Lawyer of the Year in Media in 2017, and listed in the Top 100 Lawyers in California, Top 100 “Power Lawyers” in America, and a Super Lawyer. He edits the law treatise Entertainment Law & Litigation (2011-2020). Mr. Harder won a $140 million jury verdict for client Hulk Hogan in 2016; he won a multi-million dollar settlement for client First Lady Melania Trump in 2017; and defeated two federal lawsuits filed by Stormy Daniels, winning attorneys’ fees and sanctions, for client President Trump in 2018.

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RYAN J.
STONEROCK

Ryan Stonerock is a partner of the firm and specializes in media, entertainment, reputation protection, intellectual property and business litigation. He was named a Southern California “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers in 2009, 2010 and 2013-2017 and has served as lead counsel to clients in all aspects of state and federal court litigation.

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JORDAN D.
SUSMAN

Jordan Susman practices media, entertainment, reputation protection, intellectual property and business litigation. He was selected as a Southern California “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers in 2013-2016, and a Super Lawyer in 2017. He has handled all aspects of civil litigation and arbitration from intake through successful jury verdicts in state and federal court.

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ROGER B.
GOFF

Roger Goff is an entertainment and corporate law specialist with more than 30 years of experience handling transactions in film, television, music, digital media, and entertainment technology, representing financiers, producers, directors, writers, actors, other artists, and entrepreneurs.

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LAN P.
VU

Lan Vu practices media, entertainment, reputation protection, intellectual property and business litigation. She has been ranked one of the “Top Women Attorneys” by Southern California Super Lawyers, and a “Super Lawyer Rising Star” by the same organization, in 2012-2019. She has handled numerous high profile lawsuits including several large-scale profit participation claims, idea theft claims, class actions, and wiretapping cases.

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ANTHONY J.
HARWOOD

Tony Harwood has over 30 years of experience as a trial lawyer in a wide range of business and securities related-disputes. His clients have included large multinational corporations, multi-billion dollar investment funds, law firm partnerships, technology companies, entertainment companies and entertainers, small businesses, investors, entrepreneurs, real estate brokers and executives in the finance, technology, advertising and publishing industries.

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DILAN A.
ESPER

Dilan Esper has more than 25 years of litigation experience in the areas of business, entertainment, media, First Amendment, intellectual property and false advertising law, among others.

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LAUREN E.
KUNERT

Lauren Kunert practices media, entertainment, defamation, privacy, data privacy, intellectual property and business litigation in federal and state courts.

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HENRY L.
SELF III

Henry Self is an entertainment, media and intellectual property attorney with close to two decades of diverse experience representing musicians, actors, writers, directors, producers and other talent in a variety of transactional and litigation matters.

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STEVEN H.
FRACKMAN

Steven Frackman practices entertainment, intellectual property, and business litigation in federal and state courts.  He has handled all aspects of litigation including taking and defending depositions and serving as trial counsel.

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BRITTANY L.
LITZINGER

Brittany Litzinger received her law degree from USC law school in 2019 and a BA with Honors in Finance and Economics from Georgetown University in 2016. She recently passed the July 2019 California Bar Exam and is a law clerk for the firm pending a swearing in ceremony to the California Bar.

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