Kia T. Kuretski

Associate

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An experienced corporate lawyer, Kia Kuretski represents both public and private companies in the entertainment, sports and media space in a wide range of transactions.

Kia’s entertainment and media clients include television networks, film studios, production companies and content distributors. Her experience spans the corporate lifecycle from company formation and financing to acquisitions, joint ventures and strategic alliances, and day-to-day business operations.

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Admissions

Bar Admissions

  • California

Education

  • Loyola Law School, J.D.: magna cum laude; Order of the Coif; Editor, Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review; Sayre Macneil Scholar; St. Thomas More Law Honor Society
  • Boston University, B.A., Sociology: magna cum laude

Professional Activities

Externship

  • Honorable Thomas B. Donovan, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California
  • Advised Washington Esports Ventures in connection with entry into Blizzard Entertainment’s Overwatch League regarding the Washington DC, Maryland, and Virginia region
  • Represented LaLiga, the Spanish soccer league, in its joint venture with Relevent Sports to commercialize its media, sponsorship, and licensing rights in North America
  • Represented SportsCastr in connection with the sale of a minority stake in the company to the NFL Players Association (NFLPA) and the company’s becoming an official licensee of the NFLPA
  • Represented American Flag Football League (AFFL) in connection with a broadcasting partnership with the NFL Network — the first-ever broadcast deal for professional flag football
  • Represented Starz Play in establishing a strategic alliance with E-Vision, a wholly-owned subsidiary of multinational Emirati based telecommunications company Etisalat
  • Representation of Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and the Jones family in connection with the Goff family in the acquisition of eSports entity, compLexity Gaming
  • Represented Imagine Entertainment in the formation of a TV co-financing venture with TVB Venture Investment, LLC, a subsidiary of Hong Kong-based Television Broadcasts Limited (TVB)
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