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Danielle S. Van Lier

Senior Assistant General Counsel, Contract & Compliance


Danielle Van Lier is senior assistant general counsel, contracts and compliance at SAG-AFTRA where she is responsible for managing SAG-AFTRA’s third-party contracts and intellectual property, as well as other efforts aimed at protecting the rights of SAG-AFTRA and its members. Van Lier has written several amicus curiae briefs before the U.S. Supreme Court, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and the California Supreme Court rights of publicity, copyright, and other issues impacting the entertainment industry. She is an adjunct professor at Southwestern Law School where she has taught courses on the Entertainment Guilds and Trademark Law and she previously taught Sports Law and Entertainment Law at Western State College of Law. She is a sought-after speaker and has spoken to global audiences on topics such as deepfakes, rights of publicity, copyright, and the entertainment guilds.

Van Lier earned her J.D. from Washington University School of Law in St. Louis. She has a B.A. in Japanese Language, Literature and Cultural Studies from UC Santa Barbara. In 2019, she earned an LL.M with merit in innovation, technology and the law through University of Edinburgh. She is currently pursuing an MBA through Oxford Brookes University.

45th Annual Kenneth M. Piper Lecture

Jeffrey M. Hirsch |  Bradford J. Kelley |  Danielle S. Van Lier
1 Hour 38 Minutes
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
Mar 05, 2024
Product Type:
On Demand
$0.00 - Regular Price

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