What Every Entertainment Lawyer Should Know About the WGA Arbitration of Writing Credits

Wednesday, April 24, 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm Pacific via ZOOM

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Meet the Speakers

Lesley E. Mackey

Senior Director of Credits, Writers Guild of America, West 

Danielle Fellguth

Arbitration Coordinator, Writers Guild of America, West

Brian Walton

Adjunct Professor of Law Loyola Law School


About the Program

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Since the 1940s, when a dispute exists among two or more writers as to who should get writing credit for a movie or TV show, the Writers Guild of America (and its predecessor organizations) has determined those credits. Credits are a crucial decision with several consequences for writers and production companies. Learn everything you need to know about the arbitration of writing credits direct from those that do it daily: Lesley E. Mackey, Esq., Senior Director of Credits and Danielle Fellguth, Arbitration Coordinator of Writers Guild of America, West.

This program is presented by the Entertainment Law section, chaired by Jeff Monahan and vice-chaired by Matthew Hobbs. The section is sponsored by Lawyers' Mutual Insurance Company. Find out more at www.bhba.org.

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