Andrew Kramer is a partner in Willkie’s Corporate & Financial Services Department. He serves as Chair of the Motion Picture, Television and Entertainment Finance practice group, and is a member of the Entertainment Transactions Practice. He is based in the Firm's Los Angeles office. 

With over 30 years of experience working with leading global entertainment and film companies, Andrew focuses his practice on transactional matters related to domestic and international production, exploitation of motion picture, television and digital media content, legal issues, business affairs, project finance, acquisitions and global distribution of content.

A seasoned lawyer and business executive, Andrew has held high-level legal and business positions in major film and television production and distribution companies across the industry.

Andrew formerly served as a member of the Executive Committee as General Vice Chairperson of The Independent Film & Television Alliance (IFTA) overseeing the global trade association for the independent motion picture and television industry. 



Andrew was most recently a partner at Loeb & Loeb LLP. 

He served as Chief Operating Officer, International Distribution, at Lionsgate where he was responsible for all aspects of Lionsgate’s international theatrical motion picture distribution operations and expanded Lionsgate’s international distribution, finance and operational structure. He oversaw the international distribution and release of several successful theatrical motion picture franchises such as The Hunger Games series, the Divergent series, Now You See Me, Sicario, the John Wick series and the Oscar-winning musical La La Land, among others.

He also launched and served as CEO of consulting firm Global Entertainment Strategies, Inc. His broad business and legal experience includes management and exploitation of numerous successful film, television and new media projects, including providing strategic advice and counsel on business and legal matters, structured financing for film, television and new media projects, domestic, international production, acquisitions and global distribution. 

  • Named "Best Lawyer" in Entertainment Law: Motion Pictures and Television by The Best Lawyers in America, published by Woodward White, Inc. (2023)
  • Named in The Legal 500 US in Media & Entertainment, published by Legalease Limited and John Pritchard (2020)
  • Global Vice Chairperson, Independent Film & Television Alliance (IFTA)



Southwestern Law School, J.D. University of California, San Diego, B.A.

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