Josh Ludmir is partner in the Entertainment and Media group at the law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP. His practice focuses on representing media/technology companies and talent in a wide array of transactions in the digital, TV, music, advertising, motion picture, and emerging media industries. He advises clients in deals involving all aspects of content development, production and distribution; branding, marketing and promotions; investment and financing; data/privacy; and other related matters across various platforms.
Josh’s experience includes seven years in-house at Participant Media, where he oversaw business and legal affairs for the company’s digital, marketing, and social impact divisions, and for its short-form digital content arm, SoulPancake. He started his legal career at Milbank, Tweed, Hadley, and McCloy, LLP in the Project Finance/Renewable Energy group. Prior to practicing law, Josh once worked as a field reporter for “Let’s Go” Travel Guides in Spain, Portugal, and Morocco, and traveled through South America in an old VW bus. He is a founding member of Inklings Creative and Parallax Pictures studios and has produced award-winning animated and live action films and commercials.
Josh received his B.A., cum laude, from Harvard University, and his J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School. He is an adjunct professor at USC Gould School of Law, where he teaches courses on digital media and entertainment transactions. Josh is a native Spanish speaker. Josh lives in Los Angeles, CA with his wife, two sons, and rescue mutt.