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Thora Leiken

Thora Leiken

Lecturer in Law

Last Updated: Monday, April 3, 2017

699 Exposition Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90089-0074 USA

Thora Leiken is vice president, business and legal affairs at Agency for the Performing Arts, a talent and literary agency based in Beverly Hills, California. Leiken has been with the agency since 2013. Previously, she was a business affairs executive at United Talent Agency for over 12 years after being in the agent training program there for two years.

Leiken received a JD from Loyola Law School. While in law school, she was an intern and then employed as a law clerk in the legal department of the Domestic Television Distribution division of Paramount Pictures. Leiken received a BA and graduated cum laude from University of Redlands. She is a member of the State Bar of California.


U.S. News & World Report
August 14, 2017
Re: Andrew T. Guzman

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Daniel Klerman
June, 2017

“Economics of Legal History.” In The Oxford Handbook of Law and Economics, Vol. 3: Public Law and Legal Institutions, edited by Francesco Parisi. New York: Oxford University Press, 2017.

Edward McCaffery
June, 2017

“Taxing Wealth Seriously.” Tax Law Review 70 (2017): 305.

Edward Kleinbard
June, 2017

“Reinventing Business Taxation: The Dual Business Enterprise Income Tax,” posted to SSRN.