- J.D., University of California, Irvine, 2012, magna cum laude
- B.A., University of Pennsylvania, 1996
Jeffrey P. Wachs is an associate in the firm’s Entertainment, Technology and Advertising Practice Group, which was recently ranked by Chambers and U.S. Legal 500 in their top tier and by Law 360 as Media and Entertainment Group of the Year.
Areas of Practice
Mr. Wachs focuses on transactional entertainment matters, advising clients on various aspects of the development, production, acquisition and distribution of motion pictures, television, and new media; music publishing; sponsorship deals; and technology transactions.
Prior to joining Sheppard Mullin, Mr. Wachs was a litigation associate with O’Melveny & Myers, where he represented companies in high-stakes business litigation, including obtaining a jury verdict for a major sports apparel manufacturer in a trademark trial.
Mr. Wachs got his start in the entertainment industry in the mailroom of the William Morris Agency, where he worked as an agent trainee in the motion picture literary department, before going to law school as part of the founding class of the UC Irvine School of Law.