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Elisabeth Freinberg

Elisabeth Freinberg

Lecturer in Law

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Telephone: (213) 740-2547
699 Exposition Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90089-0074 USA Room: 304




Elisabeth Freinberg is a Vice President of Business & Legal Affairs at Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc., having previously served as a Director of Legal Affairs for Warner Bros. Television and as Senior Counsel to TMZ, which is owned and operated by a division of Warner Bros. Television Group. Prior to joining Warner Bros., from 2007 through 2011, Freinberg litigated cases as an associate at the Los Angeles-based law firm Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP. While at Munger Tolles & Olson, Freinberg had the opportunity to litigate cases on behalf of her clients in both state and federal courts at the trial and appellate levels, including before the Supreme Court of the United States.

Freinberg began her legal career as a law clerk, first to the Honorable Margaret M. Morrow of the United States District Court for the Central District of California, and then to the Honorable Joseph A. Greenaway, Jr. of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey (and now of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit).

Freinberg earned her BA with Honors in History from Columbia College at Columbia University in the City of New York, and her JD cum laude from the The University of Michigan Law School. She is admitted to practice in both California and New York, as well as before a number of federal courts, including the Supreme Court of the United States.

 Freinberg is a lecturer in law at the USC Gould School of Law, where she teaches a course on Federal Courts.
 


 

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