B.A., 1987, University of California, Berkeley; J.D., 1991, University of Southern California; Member, California State Bar
Joined Southwestern: 2002
Professor Gradinger is a licensed attorney in California and an entertainment executive with more than twenty years’ experience in the television industry where he has managed departments and negotiations from a studio, network, and agency perspective. Professor Gradinger has held high-level executive positions at such companies as Viacom (running Business & Legal Affairs for Comedy Central and TV Land), Twentieth Century Fox (running Business & Legal Affairs for Fox 21), and United Talent Agency (running Television Business Affairs). He currently runs the Global Television Business & Legal Affairs Department at Entertainment One, where he manages an international team. Gradinger earned his bachelor’s degree from UC Berkeley and his law degree from USC.