Los Angeles Daily Journal Names Bonnie Eskenazi As One Of Top Women Litigators
Greenberg Glusker Entertainment Counselor Adds Recognition to Successes on Behalf of Tolkien Estate, Marvel Entertainment
Greenberg Glusker today announced that entertainment attorney Bonnie E. Eskenazi has again been recognized by the Los Angeles Daily Journal in its 2010 edition of the “Top Women Litigators” in California. Ms. Eskenazi is known throughout the entertainment industry as a powerful advocate in high-profile disputes and transactions on behalf of entertainers, authors and major studios. Her clients include the estate of author J.R.R. Tolkien, Marvel Entertainment, film music composer Hans Zimmer, opera singer Renée Fleming and violinist Joshua Bell. A five-time recipient of the Daily Journal’s annual honor, Ms. Eskenazi was named earlier this year “California Entertainment Lawyer of the Year” by The Recorder, a legal newspaper based in San Francisco.
“Bonnie elevates the meaning of ‘excellence in practice’ to a higher level every year,” said Greenberg Glusker’s Managing Partner Norman H. Levine. “We extend our respect, appreciation and congratulations to Bonnie for her dedication to clients and the inspiration she contributes to the entire Firm.”
In addition to her managing her active practice, Ms. Eskenazi is teaching a full-semester course in entertainment law this spring at her alma mater, Stanford University Law School, and was a guest lecturer last semester at Harvard Law School. She also serves on the Firm’s Management Committee.
Ms. Eskenazi has earned many other professional accolades. These include being named among The Hollywood Reporter’s "Power Lawyers" in 2008 and 2009, The Los Angeles Business Journal’s “The Best of the Bar,” Chambers USA America's Leading Lawyers in Media & Entertainment Litigation (2009, 2010), Los Angeles Magazine’s “Super Lawyers” (2004-2010), and The Best Lawyers in America.
Ms. Eskenazi is a member of the board of directors of the Festival of New American Musicals, which celebrates a new generation of original musical theater. Prior to attending Stanford Law School, she earned a bachelor’s degree from University of Virginia, where she was Phi Beta Kappa. She served as a law clerk to the Honorable Donald B. King, First District Court of Appeal, 1985-1986.