Elina Kharit represents artists, designers, photographers, musicians, and intellectual property owners in entertainment law transactions and intellectual property litigation. She has an extensive background in civil litigation having practiced with a national firm in California and Washington, D.C. Ms. Kharit represented clients in a variety of intellectual property matters, business and contract disputes, and general tort litigation. Prior to joining Doniger / Burroughs, Ms. Kharit served as an attorney at the Federal Emergency Management Agency where she advised on federal contracting, procurement, and fiscal issues. In her most recent role as sole counsel for a national preparedness program, she provided guidance on copyright and trademark issues in the execution of its national initiatives.
Ms. Kharit earned her Juris Doctorate from Pepperdine University School of Law, where she also served on the Dispute Resolution Law Journal. She received a Certificate in Dispute Resolution from the Strauss Institute for Dispute Resolution and externed for the Honorable Thomas B. Donovan at the United States Bankruptcy Court. She graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles with a double major in Russian Literature and Political Science. Ms. Kharit is passionate about the arts and works to support the rights of content creators in the pursuit of their artistic expression.
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