Ilanna E. Bavli

llanna Bavli’s practice focuses primarily on entertainment and technology transactions. She represents emerging and global companies, as well as creative professionals such as producers, directors, authors, writers, and podcasters. Clients trust her to precisely draft and negotiate a variety of film/TV/digital content, software/technology/vendor, and other agreements, adeptly navigate complex rights matters, and provide strategic advice. She leverages her unique background to help clients assess risks and find creative solutions, using a business-minded and detail-oriented approach.

Professional Experience

Previously, Ms. Bavli developed her own unique legal and consulting practice, Eleven/11 Counsel & Strategy, serving an array of clients in entertainment, media, technology, and other sectors. She counseled clients and negotiated agreements respecting the development, production, and distribution of varied entertainment content, and the services of innovative technology platforms and other vendors. She also advised on the protection and licensing of intellectual property assets, data processing, and investigative strategy, among other diverse matters. She concurrently handled the film and TV work for copyright and music law boutique Alter, Kendrick, & Baron, where she also conducted complex copyright research and analysis, negotiated music catalog acquisition agreements, and represented the producers of distinctive IP-centered symphonic live events. Her past multidisciplinary experience also includes managing investigative, digital forensics, data mapping, and cybersecurity engagements as a VP for global risk consulting firm Stroz Friedberg. Her entertainment law career originally began at O’Melveny & Myers and evolved through positions in the motion picture legal group at Paramount Pictures, as VP Business & Legal Affairs at Sidney Kimmel Entertainment, as SVP & Associate General Counsel at Summit Entertainment, and as a VP Legal Affairs for Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions.