Jonathan Shikora represents writers, actors, directors, producers and production companies along a broad spectrum of matters in the motion picture, television and new media industries. He has negotiated complex and detailed transactions on behalf of his clients in all phases of motion picture, television and digital financing, development, production, licensing/acquisition, promotion and distribution.
After starting his legal career in the Century City office of O’Melveny and Meyers, Jonathan worked as in-house counsel at CBS Productions before joining Lichter Grossman in 2000. He became a partner of the firm in 2005.
Jonathan grew up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He is a proud graduate of the University of Wisconsin in Madison. After pursuing a career as a professional actor in New York and Los Angeles, Jonathan returned to the UW for law school, graduating with honors in 1997. He lives in Studio City with his wife Meredith and their two children, Macie and Max.