Nicholas La Terza


Business/Legal Affairs Consultant and Entertainment Attorney, Partner, The Point Media


Nicholas La Terza is a veteran entertainment lawyer in Los Angeles with over 25 years of experience in both feature films and television.

After graduation from the University of Toledo Law School, he clerked for Federal District Court Judge Jesse Curtis, Central District of California. La Terza joined the firm of Kaplan, Livingston in Beverly Hills as an associate, and later became a partner at the firm of Sidley & Austin.

Entering the executive ranks as general counsel at New World Entertainment, producer of such television programs as “Santa Barbara” and “The Wonder Years,” La Terza later became Head of Business/Legal Affairs at Largo Entertainment, overseeing the production and financing of theatrical features such as “Point Break” and “Malcolm X.” He later served as Executive VP of Landscape Entertainment, supervising movies-of-the-week and series at various networks.

He now practices with The Point Media, serving clients in the entertainment industry primarily in the areas of production, finance and distribution.

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