Jonathan Handel on Muck Rack

Jonathan Handel

Covers:  technology policy, vfx, entertainment, legal, gadgets, labor

Entertainment/technology attorney at TroyGould & contributing editor at The Hollywood Reporter (,

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I practice transactional enter­tainment and technology law at TroyGould in Los Angeles and independently, and am a contributing editor for The Hollywood Reporter. I'm also a former computer scientist. Longer bio at

My writing has been published in/on the Los Angeles Ti...

What was your first job as a journalist?

The Hollywood Reporter, but I blogged a lot on the Huffington Post before that.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes, ugh

What does it mean to be a journalist?

Telling truth to power and bringing context to readers


Daily Journal - top 100 lawyers in California

2008 - Business/Labor/Entertainment Journalism
Named by the Daily Journal as one of the top 100 lawyers in California in 2008 because of my writers strike coverage.