Lawrence R. Barnett


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

His practice areas include strategic transactions, 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, Larry also counsels startup companies on a wide variety of issues and advises clients with regard to financing, distribution, and licensing agreements in connection with the entertainment industry.

Larry serves as a member of the Chairman’s Council of the ALS Association, the national nonprofit organization leading the search for new treatments and a cure for ALS.  Larry is also a member of Stanford Associates, an honorary organization for Stanford alumni.


J.D., University of Southern California, Gould School of Law
M.B.A., University of Southern California
B.A. (Economics), Stanford University, 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
Intellectual Property