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Meet our founder

Ms. Kurtzman received her undergraduate degree from the University of Chicago, with honors, and subsequently graduated cum laude from Case Western Reserve University School of Law where she received her juris doctor. While attending Case Western Reserve University School of Law, Ms. Kurtzman served as both an associate member and, subsequently, as Editor-In-Chief of The Internet Law Journal.

Before founding TMK, Ms. Kurtzman served as a partner in a California general-practice law firm specializing in corporate representation where she co-chaired, among other divisions, both the firm's commercial contracts and entertainment law practices. Then, as today, Ms. Kurtzman continues to diligently represent a variety of corporate clients ranging from local start-up entities to well-established corporations with interests throughout the world. Ms. Kurtzman has been featured in:

  • The Wall Street Journal
  • The Los Angeles Business Journal
  • Bloomberg News
  • Law360
  • The Daily Journal
  • Los Angeles Lawyer
  • Inside Counsel
  • Westlaw's Sports & Entertainment Journal
  • The Beverly Hills Courier
  • Backstage
  • The ABA Journal
  • The Hollywood Times
  • Business Law Today
  • The Journal of Internet Law
  • Corporate Counselor

In 2012, Ms. Kurtzman was named one of 50 attorneys on the "Fast Track" to becoming the country's top lawyers and leaders. In 2013, Ms. Kurtzman was inducted into the Beverly Hills Bar Assocation's Order of Distinguished Attorneys. In 2017, 2018 and 2019 Ms. Kurtzman was selected to SuperLawyer's Southern California Rising Stars list; each year, less than 3% of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. Also in 2019, Ms Kurtzman was named one of the Up-and-Coming 50 Women Southern California Rising Stars by SuperLawyers. In 2015, Ms. Kurtzman became one of the youngest adjunct law professors in the state -– she continues to teach pretrial litigation practice to law school seniors.

Born and raised in Los Angeles, California, in her spare time Ms. Kurtzman practices Krav Maga and is an avid sabre fencer and bagpiper.

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Licenses
  • State Bar of California

    U.S. District Court, Southern District of California

Associations
  • American Bar Association

    Beverly Hills Bar Association

    Los Angeles County Bar Association

Contact
  • Beverly Hills Office
    8383 Wilshire Blvd., Ste 850
    Beverly Hills, CA 90211

    Tel: 323-782-6999

    Email: kurtzman@tmkattorneys.com