Don Franzen

Practice Areas: Entertainment Law; Business Law; Civil Litigation

Admitted: 1975, California; 1976, U.S. District Court, Central District of California and U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; 1978, U.S. District Court, Eastern and Southern Districts of California, U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit and U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; 1979, U.S. Supreme Court

Law School: University of Southern California, J.D., 1975

College: University of Southern California, B.A. in Philosophy, summa cum laude, 1972

Member: Los Angeles County and American Bar Associations.

Biography: Member, Southern California Law Review, 1973-1975. Author: Note, “The Development of the Sherman Act Section 2,” 49 Southern California Law Review 154, 1975; “Enforcing A Cartel: A Study of the ICC,” 11 Southwestern University Law Review 597, 1980; “Santa Monica Rent Control on its Tenth Anniversary”, 44, Oklahoma City University Qrtly. Rpt. 237, 1990. Lecturer: MBA Program, “Law and Regulatory Environment,” Golden Gate University, 1982; “Music and Entertainment Law,” Eastman School of Music, 1996; “Law and Business of Entertainment,” Santa Monica College Academy of Arts and Entertainment, 1998-1999.

Languages: Spanish and Italian

Reported Cases: (Partial): Zabrucky v. Mc Adams, 28 Cal.Rptr. 3d 592 (2005); Nourafchan v. Miner, 169 Cal.App.3d 746, 215 Cal.Rptr. 450 (1985); Tamarind Lithography Workshop, Inc. v. Sanders, 143 Cal.App.3d 571, 168 Cal.Rptr. 409 (1983); Cain v. Air Cargo, Inc., 599 F.2d 316 (9th Cir. 1979).