Leanne Mertzman

Associate / LOS ANGELES,

Area of Expertise

  • Banking and Financial Services
  • Entertainment and Music
  • Litigation and Trial
  • Intellectual Property and Technology

Bar Admissions

  • California


  • University of Michigan Law School, Juris Doctor
  • Texas Christian University, B.S., Film and Television, Minor in Art History, summa cum laude

Fun Fact

  • Self-professed film and television junkie
  • Currently training for her third half marathon

Leanne Mertzman

Associate / LOS ANGELES

Leanne Mertzman is an associate in Gerard Fox Law's corporate practice, focusing on transactional matters related to banking and financial services and the entertainment industry.

Ms. Mertzman represents banks, financial institutions, private equity and other investors in a variety of corporate finance matters including structured finance transactions, secured and unsecured commercial lending, real estate, and asset-based lending. She also has experience in loan workouts. In addition, Ms. Mertzman counsels entertainment clients and other businesses in corporate, commercial and financial transactions. She negotiates and drafts various motion picture and television agreements on behalf of individuals, focusing on management agreements, master service agreements, producer agreements, rights clearance agreements, and underlying rights agreements.

Ms. Mertzman was an associate during the first Gerard Fox Law Summer Program.  While in law school, she also worked for ICM Partners Talent Agency, One LLP, and was a graduate student instructor for undergraduate film studies courses at the University of Michigan.  Ms. Mertzman is a member of the LGBT Bar Association of Los Angeles.

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