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Pfeiffer, Jon

233 Wilshire Blvd.Suite 900Santa Monica, CA 90401
Phones: 310-984-6888
Fax: 816-531-3322
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Jon Pfeiffer is an experienced entertainment trial attorney practicing in Santa Monica, California. He has successfully tried over sixty-five cases to conclusion before juries, arbitrators and judges. Mr. Pfeiffer specializes in high stakes, "bet the company" entertainment, business and copyright litigation.

Prior to forming the boutique entertainment law firm of Pfeiffer Law Corp he was the founding and managing partner of Pfeiffer FitzGibbon & Ziontz LLP, and before...

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Jon Pfeiffer is an experienced entertainment trial attorney practicing in Santa Monica, California. He has successfully tried over sixty-five cases to conclusion before juries, arbitrators and judges. Mr. Pfeiffer specializes in high stakes, "bet the company" entertainment, business and copyright litigation.

Prior to forming the boutique entertainment law firm of Pfeiffer Law Corp he was the founding and managing partner of Pfeiffer FitzGibbon & Ziontz LLP, and before that he was a partner with the international law firm of Bryan Cave LLP in its Santa Monica, California office.

Pfeiffer has served as a Judge Pro Tempore for the Los Angeles County Municipal Court. He has also served on the Board of Trustees for the Los Angeles County Bar Association and as a delegate to the State Bar Conference of Delegates. In addition, Mr. Pfeiffer has served as the president of the Santa Monica Bar Association and chair of the Santa Monica Bar Association's Entertainment Law Section.

Pfeiffer is an Adjunct Professor at the Seaver College of Letters, Arts and Sciences at Pepperdine University in Malibu, California. Mr. Pfeiffer teaches Media Law (COM 570) and has twice received the Outstanding Adjunct Teaching Award.

Jon Pfeiffer was born on a farm in Nebraska. He currently lives in Malibu, California with his wife Julie. Pfeiffer enjoys an occasional cigar and Nebraska football.

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Current Employment Position(s)
Attorney
Practice Areas
Entertainment LawBusiness and Copyright Litigation
Representative Cases
The “Happy Days” lawsuit – Williams v. CBSG. Gordon Liddy v. Capital Gold GroupLions Gate v. The Daisy Entertainment
Qualifications
Bar Admissions
Colorado, 1983Nebraska, 1984California, 1985U.S. District Court Central District of CaliforniaU.S. District Court Southern District of CaliforniaU.S. District Court Eastern District of CaliforniaU.S. District Court Northern District of CaliforniaU.S. Court of Appeals 9th CircuitU.S. Court of Appeals 10th CircuitU.S. Supreme Court
Other Affiliations
Los Angeles County Bar Association (Board of Trustees) State Bar Conference of Delegates (Delegate) Santa Monica Bar Association (President) Santa Monica Bar Association (Entertainment Law Section, Chair)
Honors
Outstanding Adjunct Teaching Award, Pepperdine University
Classes and Seminars
Media Law (COM 570), Adjunct Professor, Seaver College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA, USA
Past Positions
Pfeiffer Law Corp, FounderPfeiffer FitzGibbon & Ziontz LLP, Founding and Managing PartnerBryan Cave LLP, Santa Monica, CA, USA, PartnerLos Angeles County Municipal Court, Judge Pro Tempore
Education
University of Denver College of Law, Denver, Colorado, 1983
Juris Doctorate
Honors: American Jurisprudence Award
University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1980
B.S.
Honors: With Distinction
Honors: Mortar Board
Major: Business Administration
Office Information
Address
233 Wilshire Blvd.Suite 900Santa Monica, CA 90401
Phone
310-984-6888
Fax
816-531-3322
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