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Eric Fram joined Donaldson Callif Perez in 2022. He is motivated by a lifelong love of the arts, and he is passionate about supporting creative clients through rights clearance and production legal services.
Eric is an alumnus of both UCLA and USC, making him a Brojan. He graduated from UCLA in 2015 with a B.A. in English, a minor in Theater, a concentration on Creative Writing—Poetry, and Highest Departmental Honors from the Department of English. In addition to his undergraduate coursework in literature, creative writing, and theater, he took classes on film, social media, visual art, and theme parks. Eric went on to receive a J.D. and a Certificate in Media and Entertainment Law in 2022 from USC Gould School of Law, where he served as Senior Executive Content Editor of the Southern California Interdisciplinary Law Journal (ILJ) and published an ILJ staff note on the interpretation of the Americans with Disabilities Act in litigation with respect to theme parks’ queuing systems. At Gould, he also served as a Clinical Intern in the Intellectual Property and Technology Law Clinic, assisting documentary filmmakers, video game creators, and nonprofit organizations in rights clearance and trademark matters.
Before joining Donaldson Callif Perez, Eric spent his first and second summers of law school working as a Summer for Justice Volunteer Legal Clerk in the Holocaust Survivor Services and Elder Justice teams of Bet Tzedek Legal Services, and as a Summer Legal Intern in the Licensing Section of the Civil Division of the California Department of Justice. He now translates his background in public service and study of media to assisting independent creatives in executing their visions and protecting their expressive rights.