Pamela M. Golinski, a founding member of Feldman, Golinski, Reedy + Ben-Zvi PLLC, has concentrated her practice in entertainment law since her graduation from law school. She practices in all areas of entertainment, including theater, film, television, music, multimedia, art, and book publishing.
Ms. Golinski is currently production counsel for Anastasia, coming to Broadway in the Spring of 2017, as well as The Secret Garden; Jurassic World: The Exhibition (a traveling phenomenon featuring animatronic dinosaurs), and The Illusionists. She is production counsel for King of Comedy, representing movie studio New Regency Productions, and is co-production counsel on The Sting; both of these are new musicals currently in development and based upon the iconic films of the same name. Her client Judy Dolan is the costume designer for the critically acclaimed New York City Opera revival of Candide. Shows in development that Ms. Golinski represents include an original musical featuring the songs of international hit-maker Max Martin; a musical based upon the film Hugo and another based upon the film Fido; two separate musicals about music legends (Joan Jett and Harry Nilsson) as well as A Letter to Harvey Milk; Romy & Michele’s High School Reunion; Stoker, and Peggy Sue Got Married (revival).
Ms. Golinski has the honor to represent the youngest producer on Broadway, who started his commercial producing career while he was still in high school and who is presently co-producing Gotta Dance on Broadway. She is legal counsel for T.J. English, author of “The Savage City”, which is being developed for a television limited series, and she represents “The Howard Smith Tapes Project” an audio-recording collection of interviews of rock stars and cultural icons conducted by Village Voice columnist and radio personality Howard Smith between 1969-1972.
In the non-profit world, her clients include Brooklyn Academy of Music, the Big Apple Circus, Pasadena Playhouse, and Rubicon Theater Company.
In recent seasons past, she was represented on Broadway by the musical A Christmas Story, the Musical (which garnered multiple Tony Award nominations) as well as the Off Broadway show Dinner with the Boys, the folk music show Lonesome Traveler, the drama Wiesenthal, and the Broadway musical Sister Act, as well as an original new rock opera entitled Psyche, which premiered on the West Coast.
Other theatrical productions for which Ms. Golinski has done legal work include Spider-man: Turn Off The Dark (Broadway), Ghost The Musical (Broadway), Dangerous Beauty, and 101 Dalmations. She represents production company Stage Entertainment on various stage projects, as well as its Dutch subsidiary Holiday on Ice for U.S.-related matters. She routinely counsels investors concerning contributing financing for theatrical productions.
Ms. Golinski consistently receives Martindale-Hubbell’s top rating for lawyers, the “AV Preeminent Rating”, and has been included in various listings of New York City’s top attorneys.
SPEAKING AND PRESENTATIONS
Commercial Theatre Institute, New York, Lecturer, Theater Law and Producing
Lecturer, Theater Law and Producing
Feldman, Golinski, Reedy + Ben-Zvi, PLLC, New York,
Founding Member, 2013 – present
Beigelman, Feiner & Feldman, P.C., New York,
(through Pamela M. Golinski P.C.), 2008 – 2012
Kaufmann, Feiner, Yamin, Gildin & Robbins, LLP, New York,
Partner, 1996 – 2009; Associate 1992-1996
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, New York,
Associate, 1989-1991 and Summer Associate, 1988
New York, 1989
California, 1991 (Inactive)
Vassar College, B.A.
New York Law School, J.D., Magna Cum Laude, John Ben Snow Scholar; Member, New York Law School Law Review; winner of numerous academic awards
ASSOCIATIONS AND ACTIVITIES
Ms. Golinski served for two and an half years as Co-Chair of the League of Professional Theatre Women’s International Committee. Other professional associations with which she has been affiliated include New York Women in Film and Television and the Bar Association of the City of New York, where she served on the Entertainment Law Committee and was a founding member of the Talent Outreach Project and the City Bar Chorus. Prior to becoming an attorney, Ms. Golinski was a newspaper journalist, for which she won several writing awards.