Glen G. Mastroberte is an attorney in Stroock’s entertainment department. His transactional entertainment practice includes the representation of producers, directors, writers, actors, production companies, distribution companies, film funds, financial institutions and equity investors in all aspects of motion picture and television transactions at both the studio and independent level. His practice includes work in development, finance, production, and distribution, including the option and acquisition of underlying rights (life story rights, original screenplays, sequel and remake rights, novels, articles, etc.), the engagement of writing, directing, acting, consulting and producing services, the formation of co-development and co-production ventures, and the structuring of single-picture and slate debt and equity financing. He also has experience structuring film funds and negotiating merger and acquisition transactions within the entertainment industry. He was recently selected to Variety's "Hollywood Law: Up Next" list of the top up-and-coming entertainment attorneys.

Prior to joining Stroock in 2007, Mr. Mastroberte was an attorney in the London and Los Angeles offices of an international law firm where he had a diverse corporate practice, focusing on private equity transactions, leveraged buyouts, and mergers and acquisitions, including many cross-border and international transactions.

Mr. Mastroberte has also held positions with a 9th Circuit Court of Appeals judge and with U.S. Senator John S. McCain. In addition, he was a founder of the Karatu School Project Organization, a non-profit organization established to raise funds for neglected African schools.


Mr. Mastroberte is one of Super Lawyers' Rising Stars and has been listed on Variety's "Hollywood Law: Up Next" list of top up-and-coming entertainment attorneys. He has also been recognized by Best Lawyers in America for his work in Entertainment Law – Motion Pictures & Television.


California, 2003


M.Sc., London Business School, 2004; Finance

J.D., order of the coif, University of California, Los Angeles School of Law, 2002

B.S., magna cum laude, University of Arizona, 1997