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Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Sel

Marcie Cleary is a partner to the Entertainment Group at Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz, structuring and negotiating transactions for clients in the film, television, digital, and book publishing industries. Her clients include actors, on-air personalities, writers, directors, and authors. Cleary has significant experience representing comedians in connection with deals for stand-up specials, television and digital series, motion pictures, and recorded albums. Cleary also is one of the podcast industry’s go-to lawyers. She represents a number of successful podcast creators, hosts, on-air talent, and producers, as well as underlying rights holders. Cleary is recognized by Variety in its 2021 and 2020 Legal Impact Report. She was previously recognized in the Up Next List of Variety’s 2018 Legal Impact Report. She is recognized by Best Lawyers in America in the 2021 edition of “Ones to Watch” for entertainment and sports law. Business Insider includes her in their list of the 13 leading attorneys who work with digital creators and influencers. She has also been recognized in Super Lawyers magazine as a “Rising Star” in the entertainment & sports field. Cleary is a graduate of New York University (BA) and Yale Law School (JD).



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