Senior Legal Associate / Head of Department
As Senior Legal Associate, Ellen facilitates a wide variety of client, project, and corporate transactions for Thinkwell’s business and creative stakeholders worldwide.
She supports and liaises with executives and production teams for all legal matters and advises on copyright and other intellectual property matters. Ellen is also responsible for managing the department budget, personnel, and outside counsel, as well as overseeing production rights and clearances for all Thinkwell projects.
Prior to Thinkwell, Ellen worked as a Business and Legal Affairs executive for independent production companies 2929 Productions and IM Global. Ellen has over 10 years of experience in domestic and international contract negotiation, drafting, review, and management.
Bachelor of Arts, Communications, Iowa University
Juris Doctor (J.D.), Southwestern Law School
Select Project Experience
Universal’s Cinematic Celebration, Orlando FL
NFL Experience, New York
Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi
Warner Bros Studio Tour – The Making of Harry Potter, Leavesden, UK
Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood, Stage 48: Script to Screen