Aleksandra M. Hilvert

Senior Counsel

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WHEN THE DEAL GOES WRONG, WE KNOW WHAT TO DO.

Aleksandra M. Hilvert is a Senior Counsel at Johnson & Johnson

Professional Experience

Since being admitted to the California Bar in 2008, Ms. Hilvert has successfully settled over 100 complex lawsuits resulting in over $6.5 million in proceeds for her clients.  Her extensive experience in copyright infringement and idea theft cases supplements her 12 year background in general entertainment/business litigation.  Ms. Hilvert’s courtroom experience includes successfully bringing and defending numerous demurrers, motions to dismiss, motions to strike, discovery motions and anti-SLAPP motions.  

When taking a break from fast-paced litigation, Ms. Hilvert focuses on pro bono work and transactional matters. 

 

She is a legal mentor for the Creative Visions Foundation of Malibu which was founded to bring the power of media, art and technology on a quest for justice and has volunteered for pro bono clinics. As for transactional work, she represents screenwriters, actors, producers, directors, musicians, production companies, and publishers, among others, in high-profile negotiations and corporate formation.

Ms. Hilvert was nominated a “Rising Star” attorney by SuperLawyers from 2015-2017 and a SuperLawyer since 2018.  She was also selected as a “Top 100 Rising Star” Lawyer and “Top 50 Female Lawyers” by SuperLawyers in 2017.

Ms. Hilvert’s client testimonials can be found on her Avvo page: https://www.avvo.com/attorneys/90064-ca-aleksandra-hilvert-1908394.html

 

Publications and Awards

2019 – 2020                SuperLawyers Attorney

2013 – 2018                SuperLawyers Rising Star Attorney (Top 100 Female Lawyers in 2018)

November 2014        Daily Journal Article “A Tale of Two Claims: Idea Theft and Copyright Infringement”

December 2007        Orange County Patent Law Society Student Scholarship Recipient

November 2007        American Bar Association’s “Intellectual Property Award” Recipient

Bar Associations/Pro Bono Work 

2009 – Present           Beverly Hills Bar Association Entertainment Section Member 

2013 – Present           Entertainment Law Mentor for Creative Visions Foundation

2013 – Present           Member of the California Society of Entertainment Lawyers (CSEL) Secretary in 2013

2012 – 2013                Beverly Hills Bar Foundation & Barristers Vintage Bouquet Charity

2010 – 2012                GRAMMY Foundation / MusiCares

 

Education:

Juris Doctorate – May 2008                        Chapman University School of Law – Orange, California

  • Chapman Law Courier, Editor
  • Intellectual Property Law Society, Elected Events Coordinator
  • Entertainment & Sports Law Society, Elected Secretary

Bachelor of Arts – May 2004                     University of Southern California – Los Angeles, California

  • G.P.A. 3.5; Recipient of Dean’s List Honor Roll four consecutive semesters
  • Lambda Pi Eta Scholastic Honor Society, Member

Practice Areas:

  • Entertainment Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Rights of Privacy and Publicity

Admissions:

  • California (Southern, Eastern, Northern Districts) | April 2009
  • California State Bar, California Central District Court (CDCA) | December 2008