Nicholas S. Marell
Nicholas joined Donaldson + Callif in 2019. Nicholas brings years of entertainment legal and business affairs experience to Donaldson + Callif. Prior to joining the firm, the Florida native practiced for five years in Lionsgate’s Television Business and Legal Affairs department. At Lionsgate, he counseled the studio through the development and production of scripted and unscripted television projects across a wide array of distributors and ever-changing business models.
Nicholas began his career working on sets as a production coordinator and line producer. This first-hand experience gives him a unique perspective on the work of the firm’s clients. From there, Nicholas dug deeper into the independent side of the entertainment industry as part of the film and television company Amasia. Nicholas’s range of experience offers him the flexibility, insight, and perspective to help each of his clients produce their projects.
Nicholas lives with his wife Sherry and son Sonny in Studio City, CA.