Donald L. Zachary

The Law Offices of Donald L. Zachary is an Intellectual Property and transactional business practice in Los Angeles. The firm uses its extensive experience in copyrights and trademarks, constructing business relationships and negotiating agreements to help individuals and businesses.


With over 30 years of experience on both coasts in State and Federal courts and as a former Vice President, Law, West Coast for NBC, Don has extensive experience in entertainment and communications law involving production companies and talent in the areas of television, feature films and publishing.


Don’s practice involves representing plaintiffs and defendants in complex business, intellectual property, entertainment and communications law suits in both State and Federal courts, as well as in connection with arbitration and mediation. Since 2007, Don has been selected as one of Southern California’s Best Lawyers® in the area of intellectual property law by ALM Magazine. Don also has been designated by U.S. News® and Best Lawyers® as a 2014 and 2015 Tier 3 Best Law Firm and as a Tier 2 Best Law Firm in California.


Don has been chosen by the Greater Los Angeles chapter of Society of Professional Journalists to receive their Freedom of Information Award for 2012. To see a PDF of the press release, please click here. At their annual Golden Mike Awards Banquet, the Radio & Television News Association of Southern California recognized Don as a person “making a difference in broadcast journalism” in recognition of his years of service to RTNA and the broadcast community.


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