Attorney at Law
California Hastings College of the Law
Spiegelman Media Law
Aug 2011 - Present
Provide legal counsel to motion picture, television and Internet producers and production companies, as well as YouTube creators. Handle all manner of development, production and distribution agreements. Counsel Internet publishers on expansion of business into online video programming and distribution.
Materials & Applications
Chairman of the Board of Directors
Mar 2010 - Present
Materials & Applications (M&A) is a research and exhibition center dedicated to advancing new and underused ideas in art, architecture, and landscape. Our goal is to be a driving force to increase public participation in the built environment by inspiring interest in visitors with their surroundings - while they explore the latest ideas in architectural design and theory on an experiential level. We push the application of materials beyond the limits of typical commercial, residential, and traditional gallery-based projects, towards more flourishing environments.
Old Jews Telling Jokes
Jan 2009 - Present
Producer of Old Jews Telling Jokes: an award winning website, online web series, BBC television special, Random House book, and other related entertainment properties.
GreeneStreet Films / Jetpack Media
Head of Digital
Mar 2008 - Aug 2011
Founded Jetpack Media with GreeneStreet Films.
Produced OLD JEWS TELLING JOKES, which is distributed on OldJewsTellingJokes.com, blip.tv, YouTube, AOL, and Dailymotion. OJTJ was adapted into a hit Off-Broadway play produced by Dan Okrent and Peter Gethers, a BBC television special, a book by Random House, and an original audio show by Highbridge Audio. OJTJ was a 2010 Webby Honoree and one of iTunes Top 25 Podcasts of 2009. The audiobook won the Best Comedy Audiobook award at the 2011 Audio Publishers Association Awards, beating Jon Stewart and David Sedaris.
Produced POST MORTEM WITH MICK GARRIS for FearNet.com.
Produced PRETTY TOUGH for Vuguru.
Brought the Japanese television series RETRO GAME MASTER to Kotaku.com.
This Just In
Head of Business Affairs & Legal Affairs
Feb 2007 - Sep 2007
Head of business affairs and legal affairs for the HBO comedy website, ThisJustIn.com. Led all business negotiations and transactions. Managed the development of original content, licensed content and digital syndication.
Reder & Feig LLP
Jan 2003 - Feb 2007
Practiced new media and entertainment transactional law. Counseled websites on the creation of original Internet content. Negotiated all manner of development, finance, production and distribution agreements for motion pictures. Served as lead counsel for the films, "Art School Confidential," "Brick," "The Invisible," "Step Up" and "Thank You For Smoking."