A senior associate in the firm’s Los Angeles office, Andreas Becker’s practice focuses on entertainment and media litigation, including in contract, First Amendment and intellectual property disputes. He has significant litigation experience spanning from pre-litigation negotiations to appeals, including trial, arbitration, mediation and virtually every aspect of substantive motion practice and discovery. His clients include major studios, production companies, television networks, actors/actresses, and other entertainment figures as well as high-profile trusts and estates. Andreas also represents companies and high-net-worth individuals in commercial and general litigation matters, as well as small- to mid-sized companies in labor and employment disputes.
Also a prolific writer, Andreas regularly authors articles on legal issues pertaining to media, entertainment, and commercial business litigation. He is a frequent contributor to Drye Wit
, Kelley Drye’s media and entertainment law blog.
During law school, Andreas was a legal intern for The Honorable Frederick H. Bysshe in the Ventura County Superior Court.
Assisted in the representation of a multinational corporation for numerous state and federal investigations regarding marketing practices.
Member of litigation trial team which represented an entertainment company in a lawsuit for trademark infringement and unfair competition regarding board games, books, and other entertainment products, which successfully achieved an $8.6 million verdict.
Acted as election observer with the Four Directions/Native Vote Reservation Election Protection Project on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota in 2014, to monitor the election process and to prevent voter harassment and intimidation.
Represented juveniles and young adults in immigration proceedings, including before the Los Angeles Immigration Court.