Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz, PC
Tiffany R. Caterina is a partner in the Litigation Group.
Her practice focuses on litigation matters and client counseling in entertainment, intellectual property, music, technology, video gaming, real estate, and other general business matters on behalf of artists, individual agents or managers, high-profile individuals, production and distribution companies, and interactive gaming companies. Ms. Caterina has handled all phases of complex business disputes, including litigating disputes regarding talent services, production, distribution, licensing, and output agreements, as well as copyright and trademark cases. She also has extensive experience litigating disputes regarding breach of fiduciary duties, commissions, and “client poaching.” Ms. Caterina also has represented both employees and employers in trade secret and non-compete matters, as well as labor and wage claims.
Her recent work includes obtaining an award for disgorgement of commissions paid by a comedian to his former talent agency; litigating to settlement a profit participation dispute on behalf of a director; and obtaining dismissal of a multi-million dollar lawsuit against a director and producer brought by a cast member injured on the set of a movie. Ms. Caterina regularly appears in state and federal courts across the country and before the California Labor Commission, the Department of Labor Standards Enforcement, and various arbitration tribunals, including the American Arbitration Association, JAMS, ADR Services, and the Independent Film & Television Alliance. She is a member of the Beverly Hills Bar Association and Los Angeles County Bar Association. Ms. Caterina is admitted to practice in California.
In recognition of Ms. Caterina’s expertise and impassioned advocacy, she has been recognized in the “Ones to Watch” edition of Best Lawyers in America and was listed by Super Lawyers as a “Rising Star” from 2018-2021.