Cassandra is a litigator with vast experience in copyright and intellectual property issues, complex contract disputes, and business torts. She represents entertainment and media companies including motion picture and television studios, publishing companies, and satellite radio broadcasters, among others.
Cassandra’s illustrative professional experience includes the following:
Defending a major satellite radio broadcaster in high-profile lawsuits alleging purported “performance rights” in sound recordings made before 1972
Representing a publishing company and entertainment studio in lawsuits seeking to recapture copyright and trademark rights in Superman
Defending a major media conglomerate in state court, federal court, and administrative proceedings involving copyright and trademark rights in Winnie the Pooh
Representing the producers and distributors of the James Bond motion pictures in a copyright infringement lawsuit
Defending motion picture and television studios in various profit-participation disputes
Representing a well-known boxer in proceedings before the California Athletic Commission and on appeal
Representing an all-star baseball player in a complex partnership dispute
Representing a leading energy company in various commercial litigation matters at the trial and appellate levels
Cassandra is also actively involved with O’Melveny’s pro bono program. She has advised UCLA’s student newspaper, The Daily Bruin, on issues relating to media law, taught a clinic at UCLA Law School in appellate advocacy, and represented clients in a variety of matters involving educational advocacy, mental health awareness, domestic violence, guardianship, and adoption.
Areas of Practice
Entertainment & Media
Women's Affinity Group (Founder and Chair); Warren Christopher Scholarship Foundation (Board Member)
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