Ivy Kagan Bierman
Ivy Kagan Bierman is Chair, Entertainment Labor Practice at Loeb & Loeb, LLP, where she represents entertainment and related companies in high profile transactional and litigation matters. She is Director, Entertainment Track of the Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Program at the University of Miami. Bierman was honoured as “Entertainment Lawyer of the Year” in 2015 by the Beverly Hills Bar Association. She has also been recognized in The Hollywood Reporter’s list of industry “Power Lawyers” and Variety’s “Legal Impact” Power of Law issue, among other accolades.
Throughout her career, Ms. Bierman has committed herself to giving back to the entertainment industry and to the community through social, political and philanthropic endeavours. She has been actively involved with the Anti-Defamation League for more than twenty-five years, and is currently serving as the Chair of the Pacific Southwest Region. Bierman serves on the Hollywood Radio & Television Society Board, served for many years on the Women In Film Board and is one of the founders of GreenLight Women, a newly-formed entertainment industry women’s alliance.
Bierman is passionate about the advancement of women and diverse individuals across the legal and entertainment industries. She is a member of her firm’s Diversity and Inclusiveness Committee and one of the heads of her firm’s Women’s Affinity Group. She is also a member of American Women for International Understanding (AWIU), an organization that works to support girls and women globally. She regularly speaks on panels and at events addressing diversity issues.
Bierman received her J.D., cum laude, from Northwestern University School of Law and her B.S., magna cum laude, from Duke University.