Donald E. Biederman Entertainment and Media Law Institute

Tel: 213-738-6602

Through the Donald E. Biederman Entertainment and Media Law Institute (BEMLI), Southwestern Law School offers the most comprehensive entertainment and media law curriculum in the united States. Ranked in The Hollywood Reporter’s first ever listing of “America’s Top Ten Entertainment Law Schools,” Southwestern’s extensive course offerings, international programs, externship and practicum opportunities, and other co-curricular activities are specifically designed to prepare graduates for the practice of law in connection with a host of entertainment and media disciplines across both traditional and internet mediums such as film, television, music, theater, advertising, sports and journalism. Southwestern’s Entertainment and the Arts Legal clinic provides students a uniquely exciting opportunity to render customary business and legal affairs services to low-budget filmmakers and other creative artists under the supervision of faculty. Southwestern has an outstanding entertainment and media law faculty, and its graduates occupy important positions across a broad range of entertainment and media companies, as well as law firms specializing in the representation of entertainment and media clients.