Lawrence R. Barnett


Lawrence R. Barnett has extensive experience in a broad range of corporate transactions.  He represents diverse domestic and international private and public companies, as well as individual entrepreneurs, in the full range of corporate, securities, and business matters.

His practice areas include public and private offerings, corporate restructurings, corporate governance, employment agreements, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, and venture capital transactions.  In addition to his transactional practice, Mr. Barnett also counsels start-up companies on a wide variety of issues and advises clients with regard to financing, distribution, and licensing agreements in connection with entertainment industry-related projects.

Mr. Barnett serves as a National Trustee of the ALS Association, the national nonprofit organization leading the search for new treatments and a cure for ALS.  Mr. Barnett is also a member of Stanford Associates, an honorary organization for Stanford alumni.


J.D., University of Southern California, Gould School of Law, 1982
M.B.A., University of Southern California, 1982
B.A. (Economics), Stanford University, 1978 - Graduated with Honors 

Bar & Professional Memberships

The State Bar of California
United States District Court, Central District of California

Practice Areas

Business Transactions
Entertainment Finance
Labor & Employment