Lynda B. Goldman, (Member) born Minneapolis, Minnesota, September 1, 1960; admitted to bar, 1985, California; 1986, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit and U.S. District Court, Central District of California.
AV Preeminent® rated by Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings ™ and selected for inclusion in the inaugural edition of the Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers.™
Education: University of California at Berkeley (B.A., 1982); Loyola University of Los Angeles (J.D., 1985).
Representative Experience Includes: Representation of high-profile clients in matters involving defamation, invasion of privacy and violations of publicity rights, including a variety of pre- and post-publication disputes with the media, obtaining publication of numerous retractions, corrections and apologies recited in open court, broadcast on-air, and published in assorted print and electronic media in the US and abroad, including in newspapers, magazines, tabloids, websites, radio broadcasts, and television news and entertainment programs.
Honors/Articles: Staff Member, 1983-1984 and Business Editor, 1984-1985, Loyola Entertainment Law Journal. Author, "Cable T.V. Industry Challenges Royalty Rate Structure," 4 Loyola Entertainment Law Journal 360. Externship with Judge William J. Lasarow, Presiding Judge of U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Central District of California, 1983.
Speaking Engagements: Panelist, ABA Forum on Communications Law: ?Reporting on Celebs ? Stalkers v. The Stalked? (February 4, 2011); Premier Round Table Panelist, International Esq.: ?Celebrity Justice & Media Globalization ? Why Hollywood Celebrities Flock to the UK Courts? (March 30, 2009).
Member: Beverly Hills (Member, Sections on: Entertainment Law; Litigation), Los Angeles County (Member, Sections on: Intellectual Property; Entertainment; Litigation), Century City and American (Member, Sections on: Intellectual Property and Litigation) Bar Associations; State Bar of California (Member, Litigation Section).
Practice Areas: Entertainment Litigation; Right of Publicity; Privacy Law; Libel, Slander and Defamation.
Reported Cases: Grammer v. Artists Agency (9th Cir. 2002) 287 F.3d 886; Prieto v. State Farm Fire & Casualty Company, 255 Cal.App. 3d 1188, 275 Cal.Rptr 362 (1990).
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