Kleinmann is deeply versed in employment issues that arise in the entertainment industry, representing not only top music labels and talent management companies, but also prominent artists and high-net-worth individuals in their employment issues and disputes.
He focuses his practice on the many employment issues that arise in large M&A transactions, including C-suite negotiations. Further, Michael advises start-up and technology companies, helping them expand their footprint while addressing the numerous multi-jurisdictional issues that result.
He provides substantial pro bono work each year and has been recognized at the firm for his commitment to such work.
The LA Business Journal selects nominees based on their professional achievements, community leadership, milestones, their impact on the profession and contributions to the Los Angeles community. Last year, labor and employment partner Mara Curtis was featured in last year’s Leader of Influence issue.