Mr. Fortenbaugh counsels clients on a wide range of entertainment law and intellectual property rights issues.
Before becoming an attorney, Mr. Fortenbaugh worked as a corporate financial analyst in investment banking. He was employed as a product design and marketing manager for a collectible company. And as a comic writer, he went through the Warner Brothers Writers Workshop for television production and was named a LA Weekly comedy “Pick of the Week.
Mr. Fortenbaugh received his Juris Doctor degree from the UCLA School of Law. He attended the University of Southern California School of cinema and Television where he was awarded an M.FA. in film production. Mr. Fortenbaugh earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Williams College where he graduated magna cum laude and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.
He is a member of the New York Bar Association and the New York County Lawyers’ Association. He is admitted to the practice of law in New York, California, and Connecticut.