Entertainment, Media, and Sports Law
Gain the practical skills, and network in the heart of the industry by specializing in Entertainment, Media, and Sports Law. The EMS LLM program is strategically designed for international and domestic students building a career in the dynamic field of entertainment, media, and sports law. Utilizing a balance of coursework and externships, the program provides an unparalleled learning experience in order to compete with the best.
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Meet the Faculty Directors
Maureen Weston has been the faculty advisor for Straus Institute's Entertainment, Media & Sports Dispute Resolution Project for the past four years. Professor Weston practiced law with Holme Roberts & Owen and Faegre & Benson in Colorado, prior to joining Pepperdine. Weston is co-author of casebooks on sports law and arbitration and has written numerous articles in the area of Olympic and International Sports Arbitration, disability law, sports law, and dispute resolution.
Victoria Schwartz practiced as a litigation associate at a Business Trial and Litigation Practice at O'Melveny & Myers LLP in Century City. Professor Schwartz's practice focused on complex and appellate litigation, contract law, entertainment law, and intellectual property.