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Julian S. Smith, Esq.


(213) 689-2500

Legal Secretary

Rhianna Aguilar

Julian Smith is an associate at McCune & Harber.  Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Smith negotiated, drafted and executed merchandise agreements for sports and entertainment figures, including endorsement opportunities, personal appearances, and speaking engagements for over 150 MLB athletes.  Thereafter, Mr. Smith moved on to Civil Litigation matters conducting research for a variety of legal and entertainment issues including, copyright law, palimony law, marital property, talent agencies, domestic partnerships, contract interpretation, employment law, and intellectual property.  Mr. Smith has performed wide-ranging litigation duties for Labor and Employment matters which include, wage and hour class actions, wrongful termination, disability discrimination, and sexual harassment.  At McCune & Harber, Mr. Smith focuses on defending public entities and private corporate clients. Mr. Smith is the head of the firm’s entertainment practice focusing on writers, producers, and production companies.

Professional Activities

  • Black Law Students Association, Vice President (Spring 2011 – Spring 2012)

  • Entertainment and Sports Law Society, Member (Fall 2010 – Present)

  • Member of the Langston Bar Association, Cancer Legal Resource Center Volunteer (2013)

  • Omega Psi Phi, President (2007-2008), Emory Varsity Baseball

  • Captain/Pitcher (2004-2008), (B.A.M.), President (2004-2008)

  • Bonnie Baseball Youth Organization Hall of Fame Recipient

  • 78th Precinct 12-13 Year Olds Intramural Basketball, Coach (2010 Champions)

  • Varsity Baseball All Academic UAA Recipient  (Spring 2006, 2008)

  • 2008 Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges

  • Emory University 2008 100 Senior Honorary Society

  • NAACP Senior Man of the Year 2008, Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Alumni Mentor

  • D.V.S. Emory University Senior Honorary Society

Education and Admissions

Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, CA (2013)
Emory University, Goizueta Business School, Atlanta, GA, Bachelor of Business Administration, Concentration in Marketing and Consulting (2008)
Admitted to the State Bar of California (2016)

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