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Josh Ludmir is a Shareholder in the Entertainment & Media Practice in the firm’s Los Angeles office. His practice focuses on representing talent and media companies in a wide array of transactions in the digital, TV, music, advertising, and motion picture industries. He structures, drafts, negotiates, and advises on a variety of deals involving all aspects of content development, production and distribution; branding, marketing and promotions; data/privacy, and other related matters across various media and platforms.

Josh’s experience includes seven years in-house at Participant Media, where he oversaw business and legal affairs for the company’s digital, marketing, and social impact divisions, and for its short-form digital content company, SoulPancake.


  • Digital/TV/Film Development, Production, and Distribution
  • Music
  • VR/New Media
  • Content Licensing, Acquisitions and Clearances
  • Social Impact, Cause Marketing, Non-Profit Organization/Charitable Foundation Partnerships and Strategic Alliances
  • Branding, Advertising, Social Media Marketing and Promotions
  • Data/Privacy
  • Talent/Influencers



  • Vice President, Business and Legal Affairs, Participant Media, 2012-2019

Recognition & Leadership

  • Team Member, a Law360 “Media & Entertainment Practice Group of the Year,” 2022
  • Listed, Euromoney, Rising Stars, “Rising Star - Americas,” 2020
  • Named as an “Up Next” attorney in Variety’s Legal Impact Report, 2018
  • Listed in “Powerful & Influential Latinos in Entertainment” - Imagen Foundation, 2015
  • Named, U.S. News - Best Lawyers "Law Firm of the Year" in Entertainment Law - Music, 2011-2012
  • Member, California Minority Counsel Program (CMCP)
    • Annual Business Conference Planning Committee, CMCP, 2020
  • Member, Beverly Hills Bar Association, 2010-Present
  • Member Emeritus, Board of Directors, Freedom Writers Foundation, 2009-Present
  • Member, Hispanic National Bar Association, 2008- Present


  • J.D., University of Michigan Law School, 2008
    • Contributing Editor, Michigan Journal of International Law
  • A.B., cum laude, Harvard University, 2005
  • California
  • Spanish, Native