Rachel Weise is an associate of Sklar Kirsh in the Entertainment & Media Practice Group and Corporate Practice Group. Rachel specializes in entertainment matters specifically dealing with film and television development, finance, and production.
Prior to joining the firm, Rachel was the Director of Business Affairs at VMI Worldwide, an international sales agent and production company. At VMI, Rachel worked on international and domestic sales and distribution, film finance, and production.
Born and raised in Los Angeles, Rachel received her Bachelor of Arts in Cinema Television from the University of Southern California. From there she decided to pursue her love of film from a business and legal angle and attended Southwestern Law School, focusing on its entertainment law offerings and curriculum. While at Southwestern, she interned in the Business and Legal Affairs departments at Lionsgate, Miramax, NBC Universal, and Blumhouse Productions.
Rachel is a lover of film and television and an active member of Film Independent, Women in Film, and the Trojan Entertainment Network.
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