Entertainment Law Firm

Jon Pfeiffer specializes in entertainment, business and copyright infringement litigation and has successfully tried over sixty-five cases before juries, arbitrators, and judges. Jon’s office is in Santa Monica, California, but he also practices in neighboring cities including Los Angeles and Beverly Hills. The following is a list of the types of cases that he handles:              


                      Copyright (registration and infringement)

                      Privacy (right of publicity)

                      Right of publicity (protection of name, image and likeness)

                      Social media (influencers)

                      Defamation (libel and slander)

                      IFTA arbitrations

                      Motion picture production

                      Television production

                      Contract drafting and litigation

                      Business litigation

                      Trade secret protection and litigation

                      Entity formation and maintenance


Also, Jon is an adjunct professor at Pepperdine University in Malibu where he teaches Media Law (COM 570). COM 570 covers First Amendment issues as well as privacy, defamation and copyright. He has twice received the Outstanding Adjunct Teaching Award from the Seaver College of Letters, Arts and Sciences at Pepperdine University.


Even though he has a national practice, Jon still relies upon his Midwestern values when helping his clients. He grew up on a farm in Nebraska and went to college in Lincoln Nebraska before moving to Los Angeles over 30 years ago to practice law. He believes that we are here for the sake of serving others. To that end, Jon is actively involved in the community and has served as the president of the Santa Monica Bar Association as well as Chair of its Entertainment Law Section.



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