Decades of Experience in the Entertainment Industry
Located at the heart of the world’s entertainment capital, Pacitti Law Firm (PLF) provides legal services to its broad array of clients, specializing in film and television development, finance, production, and distribution. PLF’s clients include award-winning production companies, producers, writers, directors, actors, and other acclaimed entertainment professionals.
With over half a century of experience in entertainment, business, and litigation matters, the attorneys and staff at PLF have worked in various capacities throughout the entertainment industry and have a unique understanding of the daunting challenges of producing and distributing film and TV content.
Show business is the business of dreams, but it is also steeped in harsh realities and intense competition. We guide and protect our clients throughout the process of realizing their dreams and help them avoid legal nightmares.
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Why You Need an Experienced Entertainment Attorney
The entertainment business is perhaps one of the most unique and exciting industries in the world. It is also one of the most challenging and demanding. Some make millions of dollars, while others struggle to get their projects made. It is also an ever-changing and evolving business, that simultaneously creates opportunities and obstacles for producers, production companies, and other entertainment professionals.
The legal issues producers and production companies may confront when developing, financing, producing, and distributing their projects are extremely complicated. Therefore, it is essential to have a team of experienced and knowledgeable entertainment attorneys throughout the entire process of producing a film or television project.
We protect our clients and their projects so they can focus on pursuing and realizing their creative vision.
What Sets Our Law Firm Apart?
PLF provides the highest quality representation without the exorbitant fees charged by large law firms. This is because we see ourselves as not just our client’s counselors and attorneys but as partners and collaborators.
We do not view our relationships with clients as opportunistic, nor are we driven by maximizing our fees. We are results-oriented collaborators focused on achieving the best outcome for our clients.
We represent highly committed entertainment professionals who plan to have long and lucrative careers in show business. Our goal is not to represent our clients in just one matter but to represent them throughout their careers.
Decades of Experience in Entertainment,
and Business Law Matters
- J.D., Fordham University School of Law, 1995
- B.A., cum laude , Northeastern University, 1992
- California, 2007
- Florida, 1997
- New York, 1997
- New Jersey, 1997
- Pennsylvania, 1996
Our Law Firm Has a Reputation for Excellence
PLF is highly rated by both our past and current clients, as well as other attorneys.
The firm has a 5-star Google review rating, an A+ rating by the Better Business Bureau, and a perfect 10 out of 10 on Avvo – one of the leading websites for attorney ratings. Also, the firm’s founder, James Pacitti, has been repeatedly rated as a “Super Lawyer” in entertainment law by his peers.
The testimonials of our clients and colleagues demonstrate the skill, competence, expertise, and dedication that every member of the firm brings to every project.
The firm provides guidance and counsel to our clients and acts as production risk management for independent producers and production companies, helping our clients navigate the legal landmines throughout the development, financing, production, and distribution of their projects.
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Schedule a Free Consultation Today
If you need legal assistance regarding a film or television project or any other entertainment-related matter, we are poised to help you.
The initial consultation is always complimentary. At the conclusion of the initial consultation, all potential clients are provided an assessment of their legal needs, the time involved to provide the proposed services, and the projected costs.
We are always candid and transparent with our clients regarding what is realistic based on their goals and the costs of reaching them.
Take the first step towards achieving your creative goals while protecting yourself and your project by scheduling a free consultation with our team today. To schedule your consultation, call 323-230-6200 or fill out the form on this website.