April 29, 2015 -- UCLA School of Law has once again been ranked number one in The Hollywood Reporter’s listing of the top entertainment law schools. UCLA Law claimed the top spot on the list based on the number of alumni who were included on the publication’s “Power Lawyers” list, a catalog of Hollywood’s 100 most influential attorneys. UCLA Law has consistently been ranked number one by The Hollywood Reporter in its listing of the best schools for an entertainment law education.
The UCLA School of Law alumni who were recognized by The Hollywood Reporter as leaders in the entertainment industry include: John Branca ’75, Harry (Skip) Brittenham ’70, Melanie Cook ’78, David Eisman ’93, Sam Fischer ’82, Ruth Fisher ’80, John Frankenheimer ’73, Michael Gendler ’80, Carlos Goodman ’88, Ken Hertz ’84, Howard King ’77, Dale Kinsella ’74, Kenneth Kleinberg ’67, Schuyler Moore ’81, Robert Offer ’92, Gretchen Rush ’97, Jason Sloane ’88, Bruce Tobey ’84 and Ken Ziffren ’65.
UCLA Law’s Entertainment, Media and Intellectual Property Law Program is one of the most comprehensive, advanced and innovative approaches to the study of entertainment, media and intellectual property law in the country. Students have access to diverse and specialized course offerings and esteemed alumni working in all fields of entertainment, as well as the ability to also take classes at UCLA’s film and business schools. The program brings influential speakers to campus and helps students secure externships and internships with entertainment-related businesses and organizations. The program also sponsors the industry’s top legal conference on entertainment issues—the annual UCLA Entertainment Symposium.