• FROM IDEATION

  • THROUGH STRATEGY

  • BEYOND EXECUTION

  • WE’VE GOT YOUR BACK

About Nolan Heimann

WE ARE ATTORNEYS AND ADVISORS WHO HELP YOU DEVELOP YOUR IDEAS, PROTECT YOUR WORK, LEVERAGE YOUR ASSETS, STRUCTURE THE RIGHT DEALS, AND OPERATE AT YOUR MAXIMUM POTENTIAL.

Nolan Heimann is more than a group of fine lawyers…they are business thinkers. I can always count on them to provide solid legal advice that is practical for the real world.

-- Christopher DeAnde - Vice President, Business Affairs - BRC Imagination Arts, Inc. --

What we do

FROM IDEATION TO EXECUTION, WE CHAMPION YOUR SUCCESS EVERY STEP OF THE WAY. FROM DEVELOPMENT THROUGHOUT OPERATIONS, WE ARE ON YOUR TEAM.

Strategize

We are business affairs advisors who assist in planning your business, leveraging your assets, and structuring the right deals.

Protect

We are intellectual property attorneys who register and protect your ideas, properties, and business interests.

Execute

We are innovative legal counsel who understand traditional and new business models and negotiate smart transactions.

Operate

We are your general counsel who help you take advantage of your business opportunities while managing your risk.

Nolan Heimann understands the unique perspective of each stakeholder. We’ve come to rely upon them to protect our interests and successfully guide us through project business issues.

-- Barry Kemper - Chief Operating Officer - Gary Goddard Entertainment --

Team

WE MAINTAIN A DEEP REPOSITORY OF RELATIONSHIP CAPITAL. WHEN YOUR ENDEAVOR CALLS FOR IT, WE BUILD THE RIGHT TEAM.

WHO ARE WE?

ENTREPRENEURIAL ATTORNEYS WITH REAL WORLD EXPERIENCE

WENDY HEIMANN

Partner

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WENDY HEIMANN

JOHNNY GRIGGS

Partner

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JOHNNY GRIGGS

MISHAWN NOLAN

Partner

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MISHAWN NOLAN

MICHAEL CONWAY

Counsel

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MICHAEL CONWAY

DIANE FABER

Of Counsel

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DIANE FABER

JEANETTE HSIEH

Counsel

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JEANETTE HSIEH

DIANE YOON

Director of Operations and Marketing - Paralegal

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DIANE YOON

Some of the world’s most significant brands with whom we have successfully negotiated:

Universal Studios • Microsoft • Target • Discovery • 20th Century Fox • HBO • Sephora • AEG Live • Marvel • Warner Bros. • Coca Cola
eBay • Reebok • HBO • The Walt Disney Company • Pixar • Al Ahli Holding Group • Showtime • HSN • Summit Entertainment • Six Flags
Freemantle • MasterCard • Sesame Workshop • Ralph’s • IGP Beauty • CROSSMARK • Live Nation • SMG • Aramark

I’ve presented Nolan Heimann with messy business issues and in no time at all…where there was chaos, there is order, where there was doubt, there is clarity and action.

-- Brand Strategist and Creative Director, Emily Aiken @The Story Studio --

Our Services

WE ACT AS GENERAL COUNSEL TO CREATORS, INNOVATORS, AND ENTREPRENEURS. WE BUILD RELATIONSHIPS, RESOLVE DISPUTES, DOCUMENT DEALS, AND MOTIVATE GROWTH.

Intellectual Property

We identify, build and protect your copyright, trademark, and trade secret assets. We can help you create and exploit new IP or seek new revenue streams for existing IP. We resolve disputes and provide practical, cost-effective solutions for everyday IP management.

What we offer
  • Copyright & Trademark
  • Trade Secret Protection
  • Licensing & Merchandising
  • Buying & Selling IP
  • Strategic Partnerships
  • IP Management
  • Dispute Resolution

General Corporate

We assist clients at all stages of the business cycle, from professionalizing emerging companies, strategizing growth to executing exit plans. We negotiate complex transactional and operational matters and provide general corporate advisory services on day-to-day business.

What we offer
  • Organization & Restructures
  • Mergers & Aquisitions
  • Business Transactions
  • Advice & Counseling
  • Strategic Partnerships
  • New Venture Couseling
  • Dispute Resolution

Immersive & LBE

We are the only law firm featuring a group dedicated to the unique needs of the Immersive and Location-Based Entertainment industry. We represent designers, developers, engineers, theme parks, museums, venues, technologists, studios, and content providers.

What we offer
  • Development & Creative
  • Production
  • Licensing
  • Strategic Partnerships
  • Sponsorships
  • Ride & Show
  • Business Transactions

Employment & Labor

We counsel clients on the full spectrum of issues surrounding the employer/employee relationship. We focus on facilitating compliance and reducing exposure. We have a wealth of trial experience in California and federal courts, and before administrative and regulatory bodies.

What we offer
  • Advice & Counseling
  • Personnel Policies & Handbooks
  • Employment & Severance Agreements
  • Staff & Management Training
  • Compliance Audits
  • Civil Litigation & Dispute Resolution
  • Agency Proceedings

Branding & Retail

From concept through distribution, we assist clients in launching and marketing products and services. Through a variety of distribution and exploitation models, we help clients grow brands and develop business strategies to leverage their assets and achieve their business objectives.

What we offer
  • Brand Protection & Expansion
  • Product Development
  • Strategic Partnerships
  • Licensing
  • Sourcing & Distribution
  • Endorsements
  • Advertising & Promotion

Entertainment

We have deep experience in the traditional and emerging entertainment space. From development through distribution, we consistently structure deals that optimize potential revenue streams. Our team excels where entertainment converges with technology and licensing.

What we offer
  • Property Development
  • Rights Acquisition
  • Production & Finance
  • Distribution & Monetization
  • Brand Expansion
  • Cross Platform Licensing
  • Dispute Resolution

Let’s start a conversation!

Get in Touch

info@nolanheimann.com

(310) 274-9701

BEVERLY HILLS
9701 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 1000
Beverly Hills, California 90212
United States

info@nolanheimann.com

(818) 574-5710

ENCINO
16350 Ventura Blvd. Suite D265
Encino, California 91436
United States

Contact

IF YOU'RE READY TO WORK WITH SMART AND ENGAGED ATTORNEYS WHO WILL ALWAYS HAVE YOUR BACK, LET'S TALK.

BEVERLY HILLS OFFICE (310) 274-9701

ENCINO OFFICE (818) 574-5710


JOIN US

IT'S TIME FOR YOU TO ENJOY PRACTICING LAW. JOIN OUR TEAM. WE'LL HAVE YOUR BACK.

Do you enjoy being an attorney? We bet there are moments you do! If you are like us, you enjoy providing high-quality legal support to clients with whom you’ve forged truly authentic and gratifying relationships. You find pride in being an attorney and tremendous satisfaction in providing counsel to individuals and companies who truly value your contribution to their success.

We also bet, however, that you often do not enjoy your practice! If you are like us, you want more control over your own practice and less bureaucracy. You want to maximize your earning potential while living with greater balance. You want to be associated with passionate and ambitious individuals who understand the difference between face-time and hard work. You want to work with thoughtful individuals who believe in a next-generation approach to the practice of law; people who believe that a balanced and evolved perspective make for better lawyers; people who will enrich your work and life through their diverse backgrounds, expertise and viewpoints; people who have your back!

What is Nolan Heimann? We are a group of experienced lawyers from top-tier law schools and world-class law firms and corporations. We are a law firm with a wide-range of expertise that draws on our attorneys’ collective experience and talents. We place an extreme emphasis on client-service and measure our success by that of our clients. While we are not a traditional brick-and-mortar firm in that we do not require a daily commute into an office environment, we do place special value on collegiality, respect and collaboration.

Nolan Heimann is looking for attorneys with excellent academic credentials, outstanding professional experience and a minimum of seven years of practice. If you believe that you meet our criteria and are interested in learning more about our firm, we’d love to hear from you. Please send an email with your resume attached to our offices.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Nolan Heimann is an equal opportunity employer, and we mean it. We are committed to active non-discrimination, as it is our policy that all employees and applicants receive equal consideration and treatment. We recruit on the basis of an individual’s qualifications to fill a position, regardless of race, color, national origin, ethnic and cultural background, religion, sex, age, medical condition or disability, citizenship, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation or preference, and marital, veteran or family status.

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