Sally C. James

Fax 310-201-4459


Sally James works with Hollywood’s top talent.

She represents actors, writers, and producers, as well as production companies, talent managers, business managers, and investors in all business and legal aspects of the entertainment industry. She handles large film finance and M&A transactions for established Hollywood brands and also negotiates deals for entertainment start-ups.

She received her J.D. from University of California, Los Angeles School of Law, Order of the Coif, and her B.A., summa cum laude, from the University of Richmond with a major in Theatre Arts.


  • Variety's Dealmakers, 2020–2023
  • Variety’s Legal Impact Report, 2022-2024
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Entertainment Law - Motion Pictures and Television, 2022 - 2024
  • National Law Journal's "2020 Sports & Entertainment Trailblazers"
  • Los Angeles Business Journal's "Women of Influence: Attorneys," 2021 & 2023 
  • Southern California Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2021

Bar Admissions

  • California


  • University of California, Los Angeles  (J.D., Order of the Coif, 2008)
  • University of Richmond  (B.A., summa cum laude)