James Feldman

James Feldman

Jamie Feldman is the managing partner of the firm. He joined the firm in 1999 and has been a partner since 2001. He represents actors, directors, writers and producers in the film, television and digital industries, and also acts as a sales agent for selected independent films. His clients include Academy Award, Golden Globe and Emmy winners, and he has been included since 2014 on The Hollywood Reporter’s top 100 list of “Power Lawyers.” Jamie is also perennially included in the “Dealmakers Impact” and “Legal Impact” reports published by Variety, and he was recently named by Best Lawyers in America as its “Lawyer of the Year” (2020-2021) for Entertainment Law – Motion Pictures and Television.

Jamie was born and raised in Montreal. He graduated from Yale College, where he sang with the Whiffenpoofs, and from Harvard Law School, where he was an editor of the Harvard Human Rights Journal and also wrote and directed the annual spring musical. Before starting work in the entertainment industry, Jamie clerked for Judge Sidney Stein at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, and for Justice John Major at the Supreme Court of Canada.

Jamie is an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Law at Southwestern Law School, where he teaches a course in motion picture law. He also sits on the board of the Friends of Hollywood Central Park, a nonprofit organization seeking to build a 38-acre public park over the top of the 101 freeway. He lives in Windsor Square with his wife, Laura Putney, and their three children.