Briana C. Hill




Briana C. Hill is a partner and Co-Chair of CDAS’s Entertainment group and Co-Head of the firm’s Beverly Hills office where she counsels clients in entertainment and intellectual property law matters, focusing on television, film and digital media. She is at the forefront of the continuing proliferation of new media and technology, assisting clients rework traditional structures to best exploit opportunities in new spaces.

Briana provides business and legal affairs services for production companies, studios, distributors, content creators, and rights holders in all aspects of development, production, and distribution. She has worked on a variety of scripted and unscripted television projects for network, cable television, and SVOD/AVOD platforms, independent and studio-based motion picture projects, as well as digital and podcast productions. Briana negotiates high level rights acquisition, talent, and licensing agreements and advises on intellectual property matters, including copyright, trademark, and branding issues.

Prior to law school, Briana spent several years working in the fashion industry in New York City.


  • University of California, Los Angeles School of Law, JD
    • UCLA Journal of Environmental Law and Policy, Articles Editor
  • Hunter College, City University of New York, BA, summa cum laude
    • Phi Beta Kappa

Associations and Activities

  • Women in Film


  • Variety, “Legal Impact Report,” 2019