Stan Coleman — Legal Counsel
Stan Coleman is a shareholder in Weintraub Tobin Chediak Coleman Grodin's entertainment department, representing writers, directors, actors, and producers in motion pictures, television and on the legitimate stage. Many of his clients have been nominated for or have won Oscars, Emmys, Tonys and Pulitzer Prizes, among numerous other awards.
Coleman was a pioneer in the development of the home video industry, and in the convergence of Hollywood and Silicon Valley. In addition to his practice representing artists, Stan also represents leading publishers and distributors in print, home video and electronic entertainment.
Outside the office, Coleman was one of the founders of the annual UCLA Entertainment Symposium and has spoken or lectured at UCLA, the University of Southern California, Cornell University, the National Association of Broadcasters Convention, the American Bar Association, and the American Film Institute, among others. He has been featured on television and in numerous periodicals including the Hollywood Reporter where he was chosen as one of the entertainment industry's "Power Lawyers."
He received his Bachelor of Arts degree with honors from Cornell University in 1966, and his Juris Doctor degree with honors from the Columbia University School of Law in 1969 where he was a Barney Jaffin Scholar and a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar.