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Kelli L. Sager

Kelli L. Sager

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Kelli Sager has spent more than thirty years representing media and entertainment companies and individual journalists, including broadcasters, cable companies, film producers and distributors, newspapers and magazines, book authors, and Web publishers.  She is a partner in Davis Wright Tremaine LLP’s Los Angeles office, and has regularly been recognized among the top lawyers in her field. Among other accolades, Kelli has been ranked by Chambers USA for ten consecutive years in its top tier of media attorneys in the country, including being listed as one of two “star” individuals nationwide in 2018, and she has been included as one of Lawdragon’s 500 Leading Lawyers in America since 2005.  She also has been among the top lawyers recognized by the Los Angeles Daily Journal for many years, including being named in 2018 to its lists of Top 100 Lawyers, Top Intellectual Property Litigators, and Top Women Litigators.  Kelli also was named Best Lawyers’ Los Angeles First Amendment Law “Lawyer of the Year” and Los Angeles Media/Entertainment “Lawyer of the Year” for 2019, was named as by the Los Angeles Business Journal as one of the “Most Influential Women Attorneys” in 2018, and was named “Media & Entertainment MVP of the Year” by Law360 in 2017.

Kelli has served in leadership roles in many bar associations and non-profit organizations, including acting as the Chair of the ABA Forum on Communications Law, Chair of the IBA’s Media Committee, and President of the Media Law Resource Center's Defense Counsel Section.  She also has volunteered for the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals for more than a decade, including serving as the chair of the Circuit Conference Committee, and currently is a member of the Circuit’s Courts and Community Committee.

Kelli L. Sager is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Developments in Misappropriation and Right of Publicity Law (August 2017) - Communications Law in the Digital Age 2017, Monday, November 13, 2017
Web Segment  Web Segment Right of Publicity and Related Claims - Communications Law in the Digital Age 2018, Wednesday, November 07, 2018
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Right of Publicity and Related Claims - Right of Publicity and Related Claims , Wednesday, November 07, 2018
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Right of Publicity and Related Claims - Right of Publicity and Related Claims , Wednesday, November 07, 2018
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Communications Law in the Digital Age 2018, Friday, November 16, 2018, New York, NY

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