Aleksandra Hilvert

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Associate Attorney

Ms. Hilvert joined the firm in February 2013 as a litigation associate and was additionally charged with building the firm's entertainment transactional practice. Ms. Hilvert has, and will continue to, represent screenwriters, actors, producers, directors, musicians, production companies, and publishers.

Volunteering and community involvement are also a very important part of Ms. Hilvert's repertoire. She is an active member of the Beverly Hills Bar Association's Entertainment Law Executive Committee. In 2012, she founded the Social Media Sub-Committee and began volunteering as a liaison between the Entertainment Law Committee and the Legislation Committee. Ms. Hilvert also serves as a legal mentor for creative activists who are members of the Creative Visions Foundation. She also volunteers with various Los Angeles animal rights organizations and has been a law student mentor through the Chapman University Career Services department since 2010. Finally, Ms. Hilvert served as the 2013-2014 Secretary for the California Society of Entertainment Lawyers (CSEL).

Since the summer of 2014, Ms. Hilvert has successfully settled three complex litigation cases and has been victorious in either bringing or defending numerous motions. For example, she successfully defended several demurrers, motions to dismiss, motions to strike, discovery motions and an anti-SLAPP motion; she also recently filed a successful motion to compel additional documents.

A few notable cases Ms. Hilvert has handled for Lowe & Associates are as follows:

  • Douglas Jordan-Benel v. Universal Studios et al.
  • John Frapasella v. Fylmar Productions et al.
  • Hedda Muskat v. CAA, Katalyst Media, Jason Goldberg et al.
  • Big Trak Technologies v. Cozen O'Connor LLP.
  • Morandell Imports v. Chrissa Imports et al.
  • Christian Simpson v. Sherry McGuinn
  • O'Neil v. Oxygen Media LLC et al.

When taking a break from fast-paced litigation, Ms. Hilvert represents many dynamic transactional clients in making their Hollywood dreams a reality by negotiating and drafting cutting-edge contracts. Ms. Hilvert's transactional clients include:

  • Those Girls Productions
  • Cafe Earth Films
  • Moving Images Company
  • Actor and TV Personality Zak Bagans
  • Sefton Fincham (Look to the Sky Productions)
  • Jordan Levine (Yale Productions)
  • Project West Media
  • Actor and Producer Torran Kitts
  • Aaero Sweet Corporation
  • Well-Connected Entertainment
  • Well-Connected Television
  • Photographer Kelly Fajack
  • Author Linton Bergsen
  • GRID Agency
  • VSquared Labs, Inc.

Finally, Ms. Hilvert is a proud recipient of the 2014 Avvo Clients' Choice Award and has been nominated as a Rising Star by SuperLawyers since 2015. In 2017, Ms. Hilvert was named a Top 100 Rising Star and a Top 50 Female Rising Star SuperLawyer.

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Recommendations

  • Derek Emery, Aaero Sweet Recommends Aleksandra Hilvert

    Aleksandra Hilvert has represented my company multiple times over the years and each time there was a successful outcome. She is a highly skilled attorney and I would recommend her for any business or personal legal issues.
  • Hedda Muskat,Producer Recommends Aleksandra Hilvert

    Aleksandra's sensibility and gift for eloquent speaking, and brilliance as a writer & litigator, makes me lucky to have her as my lead attorney. She worked tirelessly through the night, never taking the pressure off the other side! She stood before some very powerful lawyers in the entertainm...
  • Viktor Shafir Recommends Aleksandra Hilvert

    Aleksandra is a person who really cares for what she does, Real pro! thank you for the outstanding service!
  • Reid Taylor, Director Recommends Aleksandra Hilvert

    I recently wrapped production on a small, independent feature film and would be remiss for overseeing Aleksandra's contribution. Despite the lack of funds available for an attorney to work on the production in it's entirety, Aleksandra could see beyond that and offered to do some transactional le...
  • Ashley S., Producer Recommends Aleksandra Hilvert

    Aleksandra helped me determine the best legal way to move forward on a film project dealing with Life Rights. She was easy to speak with and friendly though direct. I recommend seeking her professional advice if you are in the entertainment industry and looking to protect your idea.
  • Kelly Sneed, Project West Media Recommends Aleksandra Hilvert

    Aleksandra was not only professional, courteous and knowledgeable, but proactive in our quest for a great settlement. In fact, she would suggest offers that were far better than what we “thought” we good offers. She was always in contact with us and it did not matter what time it was she would al...
  • Liz Benham, Those Girls Productions Recommends Aleksandra Hilvert

    Aleksandra was amazing. Very personable and professional and helped settle our dispute with the opposing party better than I could have imagined. She fought to get us the best deal possible and her advice was spot on. I will definitely be working with her again and highly recommend her!
  • Linton Bergsen, Author Recommends Aleksandra Hilvert

    Aleksandra is a professional in every sense. Her advice is sound, well thought out and very strategic.  The issue I had was discussed and executed immeadiatly with all relevant facts addressed specifically with the appropriate tone and legal references.  She is ethical and concerned about the bes...
  • Chuck Krall, Photographer Recommends Aleksandra Hilvert

    Aleksandra was kind and observant but still exhibited professionalism with her matter of fact legal dialog.Her communication skills were above par with any other lawyer I have ever had to deal with. In my case. all matters were able to be initiated by direct Phone and Email correspondence so that...

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