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Introduction

Frankfurt Kurnit is no stranger to red carpet clients, with decades of experience representing those in the entertainment industry. The firm has counseled some of the world’s top publishers, producers, directors, celebrities, models, writers, and advertising agencies. Frankfurt Kurnit provides legal services to clients in a wide range of industries and disciplines worldwide, including entertainment, advertising, intellectual property, technology, litigation, corporate and finance, estate planning, charitable organizations, and professi...

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About the Firm

Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz boasts a team of nearly 100 attorneys who represent a star-studded client list. With its heart in the entertainment industry, the firm serves clients from its two offices in New York and Los Angeles.  

The Entertainment of It All

Frankfurt Kurnit was founded in 1977 by five attorneys looking to service the robust New York City entertainment scene. The firm’s early clients included Sidney Lumet, Al Pacino, Carl Bernstein, Elaine May, and Robert Redford. Founder Mike Frankfurt represented Robert Redford in the purchase of the Utah mountain that would become Sundance (and Frankfurt even claims to have come up with the name). Since then, Frankfurt Kurnit has represented some of the world’s top publishers, producers, directors, distributors, actors...