Diane Krausz

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Entertainment & Sports Attorney in New York, NY

The Law Offices of Diane Krausz
 | 115 W 29th St, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10001
Phone: 646-859-6200
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2014, 2016 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1985
Practice Areas:
  • Entertainment & Sports (40%),
  • Business/Corporate (20%),
  • Intellectual Property (20%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (10%),
  • Real Estate: Business (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • French,
  • Hungarian
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney Diane Krausz is the founder and principal of The Law Offices of Diane Krausz in New York, New York. A top-rated lawyer with more than 36 years of total legal experience, Ms. Krausz provides exceptional representation and support to a diverse range of clients throughout the greater New York City metro and all across the state who have legal needs involving any of the following:

    · Entertainment law

    · Intellectual property law

    · Business law

    · Estate planning

    · Real estate

    Possessing more than 25 years of experience in entertainment law, Ms. Krausz has earned a reputation as a leader in this specialized legal area, and she has worked with numerous actors, producers, musicians and other entertainment professionals as well as professional athletes with their issues involving contracts, licensing and more. She is also an authority on intellectual property law, and she has extensive experience dealing with copyright matters for authors and artists along with handling trademarks and patents for inventors and entrepreneurs.

    Moreover, Ms. Krausz has assisted numerous clients with establishing their final wishes while helping them with succession planning and passing on a lasting legacy to their heirs and loved ones. As part of her estate planning practice, she has helped her clients establish guardianships, and she has served as a guardian to minors. She has also handled many complex residential real estate transactions for those looking to buy or sell co-ops, townhouses, condominiums and other properties.

    No matter what her clients' needs are or what legal issues they have to address, Ms. Krausz maintains an unwavering focus on protecting their rights and interests at all turns while improving the likelihood of obtaining the favorable results they seek as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible. Honored for her professionalism and service, she has earned consistent top rankings and endorsements from her peers as well as many testimonials and referrals from her satisfied clients.

    Ms. Krausz attended Johns Hopkins University, and she graduated from The University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business in 1977. She then attended Fordham University School of Law, where she obtained her Juris Doctor in 1984.

    A leader in her legal community, Ms. Krausz has served as co-chair of the New York State Bar Association as well as for the Theatre and Performing Arts Section and Entertainment and Sports Law Section of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, where she is a member of the Entertainment Law Section. She is also a member of the board of governors of the League of Professional Theatre Women.

    Practice Areas
    • 40%Entertainment & Sports
    • 20%Business/Corporate
    • 20%Intellectual Property
    • 10%Estate Planning & Probate
    • 10%Real Estate: Business
    Focus Areas

    Entertainment, Sports & Leisure Law, Business Organizations, Copyrights, Intellectual Property Law, Estate Planning


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    Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2014, 2016 - 2017

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    About Diane Krausz

    Admitted: 1985, New York

    Professional Webpage: https://www.dianekrausz.com/attorney/diane-krausz/


    • Chair- Entertainment and Sports Law Committee - New York State Bar (2016/2017) Co-Chair- Theatre and Performing Arts Committee- EASL- New York State Bar (ongoing) See Website for numerous articles and speaking engagements

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • CPA (prior), 1980

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • New York State Bar Association, Co-Chair
    • New York, 1984
    • Vice-Chair, Entertainment and Sports Law Committee, New York State Bar Association Member, Continuing Legal Education Committee, New York State Bar Association

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • The League of Professional Theatre Women, Member, Board of Governors

    Educational Background:

    • University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School of Business Class, B.S., 1977
    • Johns Hopkins University
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    Office Location for Diane Krausz

    115 W 29th St
    3rd Floor
    New York, NY 10001

    Phone: 646-859-6200

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    Last Updated: 7/20/2020

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