The Fountain Theatre proudly welcomes attorney Donald L. Zachary to its Board of Directors.
Donald L Zachary maintains an intellectual property, transactional business and litigation practice in Los Angeles. He uses his extensive experience in connection with news and entertainment matters, particularly with respect to copyrights and trademarks, to construct business relationships and negotiate agreements for individuals and businesses.
With over 40 years of experience on both coasts in federal and state courts and as a former Vice President, Law, West Coast for NBC, Don has extensive experience in entertainment and communications law involving production companies, news outlets and talent in the areas of television, feature films and publishing.
Don’s litigation practice involves representing plaintiffs and defendants incomplex business, intellectual property, entertainment and communications lawsuits in both state and federal courts, as well as in connection with arbitration and mediation.
Since 2007, Don has been selected as one of Southern California’s Best Lawyers® in the area of intellectual property law by ALM Magazine. Don also has been designated by U.S. News® and Best Lawyers® as a 2014 Tier 3 Best Law Firm and as a Tier 2 Best Law Firm in California.
Don was chosen by the Greater Los Angeles chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists to receive their Freedom of Information Award for 2012. At their annual Golden Mike Awards banquet that same year, the Radio & Television News Association of Southern California recognized Don as a person “making a difference in broadcast journalism” in recognition of his years of service to RTNA and the broadcast community.
Don and his wife Suzanne have been longtime members of our Fountain Family. We are thrilled to have Don join our Board of Directors.