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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tony Harwood has over 25 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.