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Ask Me Anything: Lightning Round with Hollywood’s Top Attorneys (925)

Yvonne Shay

Yvonne Shay Consulting -- Principal

Jonathan Handel

Entertainment/Tech Attorney

Kate O’ Connor

Business & Legal Affairs Executive

Rozanna Tesler Fried

DME Law -- Partner

Sophia Yen

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips -- Partner

Bring your burning legal questions to our panel in this rapid-fire session — I have a screenplay, what does a studio deal look like? What if I’m not a member of WGA or SAG, did the strikes help me? Tell me the common mistakes producers make in financing a movie. As an influencer, do I own the IP in the content I create for the brand? Whatever your question, our group of entertainment industry attorneys from key disciplines — production, financing, talent, unions — will field your inquiries.


  • Moderator Yvonne Shay, Principal, Yvonne Shay Consulting
  • Jonathan Handel, Entertainment/Tech Attorney
  • Kate A. O’ Connor, Business & Legal Affairs Executive
  • Rozanna Tesler Fried, Partner, DME Law
  • Sophia Yen, Partner, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips