The Art of Law: My Approach

Motivation. Determination. Success.

MDS Premier, P.C. specializes in entertainment, business and intellectual property transactional and litigation worldwide.  The Firm has strategic partnerships in 25 countries and handles entertainment rights management, acquisition and sale, as well as entertainment branding advice and consultation.  We act as outside general counsel to a number of global business clients.  

 We manage trademark and copyright portfolios and business matters (including some litigation) for clients around the world, including Japan, China, Serbia, Croatia, Italy, Israel, Ireland, England, Belgium, Romania, Ukraine, Korea, Africa and the Middle East.

We also handle complex commercial litigation primarily for consumer goods and/or entertainment properties worldwide - locally in state and federal court and internationally including breach of distribution agreements, infringement and related contract and tort claims.

--Recent wins/arguments in 2015: Japanese High Court; Madrid Court of Appeals; US District Court CA; Idaho Supreme Court (pending).


About Michelle Wodynski

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Michelle Wodynski, founder of MDS Premier, P.C., is recognized as a leading business, entertainment and IP lawyer and has earned a reputation as an aggressive and successful advocate in a variety of complex commercial, intellectual property and sports/entertainment matters. She also regularly counsels clients on the transactional side of these matters and serves as outside general counsel for a number of businesses.

Michelle’s experience includes the counseling and representation of Fortune 500 clients, Fortune 100 and emerging growth companies in complex commercial cases involving contracts, entertainment rights, new media, trademark and trade secrets, copyrights, patents, false advertising claims, antitrust and unfair competition issues, first amendment, corporate formation and partnership restructuring, employment, professional negligence and related matters. Michelle has successfully represented a diverse range of clients in the sports, entertainment (television, film, new media and internet), advertising and marketing, semiconductor, telecommunications, and consumer products industries, with cases ranging from between five million and 300 million, and beyond.

Michelle's current and former client representations include: Starbucks, Victoria's Secret, V&S Vin & Sprit Aktiebolag (Absolut Vodka), IBM, Eastman Kodak, Caterpillar, Mandalay Sports Entertainment, Starz Media, Power Balance, Three Dog Night, Reality TV Awards ... celebrities, artists, athletes, musicians, academy award winning entertainment industry professionals, telecommunications companies and international product manufacturers and distributors.

Ms. Wodynski is a fierce and feisty litigator.
— Los Angeles Superior Court Judge
I would like to commend Ms. Wodynski on the excellent legal work.
— Los Angeles Superior Court Judge


We accept clients on referral only and treat them like family.

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