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Elisabeth Freinberg
USC Gould School of Law

Elisabeth Freinberg

Lecturer in Law

699 Exposition Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90089-0074 USA

Last Updated: September 7, 2022




Elisabeth Freinberg is a vice president and deputy general counsel at LA28, the Los Angeles organizing committee for the 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Before joining LA28, Freinberg served as vice president of business and legal affairs at Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc., having previously served as a director of legal affairs for Warner Bros. Television and as senior counsel to TMZ, which was owned and operated by a division of Warner Bros. Television Group. From 2007 through 2011, Freinberg litigated cases as an associate at the Los Angeles-based law firm Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP. While at the firm, she had the opportunity to litigate cases on behalf of her clients in both state and federal courts at the trial and appellate levels, including before the Supreme Court of the United States. 

Freinberg began her legal career as a law clerk, first to the Hon. Margaret M. Morrow of the United States District Court for the Central District of California, and then to the Hon. Joseph A. Greenaway, Jr. of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey (and now of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit).

Freinberg earned her BA in history with honors from Columbia University, and her JD cum laude from the University of Michigan Law School. She is admitted to practice in both California and New York, as well as before a number of federal courts, including the Supreme Court of the United States.

As a lecturer in law at USC Gould School of Law, Freinberg teaches courses on federal courts and entertainment law. 


 

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