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Kathleen Unger, Of Counsel

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Kathleen UngerKathleen Unger was in-house counsel at MCA/Universal Studios (now NBCUniversal) for 15 years. As a Vice President, Ms. Unger handled multi-divisional and -affiliate corporate matters, e.g., theatrical, television and home video product; concerts; publishing; theme parks; music; merchandising; broadcasting and other exhibition; cable programming; and real estate marketing and community relations. She has also served as a Mediator, having been certified by the Harvard Negotiation Insight Initiative at Harvard Law School.

Ms. Unger was the Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of Talking Heads, the quarterly publication of the Worldwide Entertainment and Communications practice of Spencer Stuart, one of the three largest executive search firms in the world. Subsequently, she was the Senior Strategist for Independent World Television. Since October 2002, she has devoted herself to election integrity, including the creation and management of VoteRiders.


Ms. Unger has been selected by her peers for inclusion in the 2016-2023 editions of Best Lawyers in America® in the field of Trusts and Estates.

Attorney Education


J.D., University of San Fernando Valley School of Law
Law Review

M.B.A., University of California Los Angeles

Mediation Certification, Harvard Law School

B.S., Boston University

Attorney Admited to Practice


Professional & Community Involvement

Eagles Charitable Foundation (Philadelphia Eagles Foundation) | Board of Directors (Emeritus) | 1994 – 2017

Starbright Foundation (now part of Starlight Children’s Foundation) | Past Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, working with Steven Spielberg, Chairman

Scott Newman Foundation and Center | Past Board of Directors and Past President, with Paul Newman, Chairman

The Foundation of KCRW-FM | Past Board of Directors

Valley Community Clinic | Past Board of Directors and Past Vice Chairman

Provided editorial services to world-renowned endocrinologist Diana L. Schwarzbein, M.D. for The Schwarzbein Principle II and toward Dr. Schwarzbein’s current book.

Co-chaired successful Congressional and U.S. Senatorial campaigns; served as Director, Business for California in the 1988 Presidential campaign; and was appointed a National Finance Vice Chair and a Trustee for a Presidential campaign.