CeCe Cole

CeCe Cole is an associate in the Litigation and Trademark practice groups. CeCe has represented clients in copyright, trademark, and commercial litigation matters in both federal and state courts and regularly counsels clients on copyright and trademark matters, including copyright enforcement and trademark review and clearance. CeCe graduated from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law

Ariana Sarfarazi

Ariana is a transactional attorney in the firm’s Entertainment Group in New York. A highly versatile attorney with a diverse skillset, Ariana handles a wide range of entertainment transactions, with focus on rights acquisition, development, and production in the theater, television, film, music, and publishing industries. In addition to entertainment, Ariana has experience advising clients

Katherine Wilcox

Katherine Wilcox is a transactional attorney in CDAS’s Entertainment Group. Katherine is based at the firm’s New York office, where she counsels clients on entertainment law, intellectual property, and corporate formation matters, primarily in the television, film, digital media, music, and literary publishing sectors. Katherine has experience in a broad range of matters including rights

Sarah C. Odenkirk

Sarah Conley Odenkirk is a partner at Cowan, DeBaets, Abrahams & Sheppard, LLP, where she co-heads the Art Law practice group.  She is based in the firm’s Beverly Hills office where she has a core practice in fine art and emerging technologies, and advises clients on matters pertaining to navigating the art market, business transactions, intellectual

Nancy E. Wolff

Experienced in copyright, trademark and digital media law, Nancy E. Wolff offers full legal support to a wide range of traditional and digital media clients, including individual creators and multimedia companies of all sizes. She advises clients in areas of intellectual property, copyright and trademark, and has been named “Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers in America

Kenneth N. Swezey

Kenneth N. Swezey focuses on transactional counseling in copyright, corporate, digital media, entertainment, publishing and other intellectual property and commercial matters.  He has substantial experience representing companies and individual clients in the emerging fields of digital media, social media and transmedia. He represents clients ranging from broadband television companies, well-known authors, publishers, entertainers, literary estates, visual

Scott J. Sholder

Scott J. Sholder, Co-Chair of the firm’s Litigation group, focuses his practice on litigation, counseling, and dispute resolution in connection with entertainment, media, and intellectual property matters.  Scott represents and advises clients across various industries in copyright, trademark, right-of-publicity, unfair competition, domain name, and commercial and business disputes, as well as defamation defense.  He has

J. Stephen Sheppard

Stephen Sheppard is a Founding Partner of Cowan, DeBaets, Abrahams & Sheppard LLP, and is a leading transactional attorney with over fifty years of experience representing a broad range of individuals and companies in the publishing, digital, motion picture, television and other entertainment industries. His clients include award-winning film directors, leading journalists, network news and documentary film

Joshua B. Sessler

Joshua Sessler’s practice is at the intersection of digital media, entertainment and technology. Co-Chair of the firm’s Digital Media & Technology group, Josh has almost 20 years of experience advising entrepreneurs, investors, content owners and companies in the full range of corporate, intellectual property and internet technology legal matters. He represents a broad range of

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. An industry leader in high-level entertainment transactions, Briana counsels clients in a range of sophisticated matters with a particular emphasis on development, production, and licensing deals in television, film, publishing, and podcasting. A trusted advisor