Aleksandra M. Hilvert is Of Counsel at Johnson & Johnson
Since being admitted to the California Bar in 2008, Ms. Hilvert has successfully settled over 100 complex lawsuits resulting in over $6.5 million in proceeds for her clients. Her extensive experience in copyright infringement and idea theft cases supplements her 12 year background in general entertainment/business litigation. Ms. Hilvert's courtroom experience includes successfully bringing and defending numerous demurrers, motions to dismiss, motions to strike, discovery motions and anti-SLAPP motions.
When taking a break from fast-paced litigation, Ms. Hilvert focuses on pro bono work and transactional matters.
She is a legal mentor for the Creative Visions Foundation of Malibu which was founded to bring the power of media, art and technology on a quest for justice and has volunteered for pro bono clinics. As for transactional work, she represents screenwriters, actors, producers, directors, musicians, production companies, and publishers, among others, in high-profile negotiations and corporate formation.
Ms. Hilvert was nominated a “Rising Star” attorney by SuperLawyers from 2015-2017 and a SuperLawyer since 2018. She was also selected as a “Top 100 Rising Star” Lawyer and “Top 50 Female Lawyers” by SuperLawyers in 2017.
Ms. Hilvert's client testimonials can be found on her Avvo page: https://www.avvo.com/attorneys/90064-ca-aleksandra-hilvert-1908394.html
Publications and Awards
2019 – 2020 SuperLawyers Attorney
2013 – 2018 SuperLawyers Rising Star Attorney (Top 100 Female Lawyers in 2018)
November 2014 Daily Journal Article “A Tale of Two Claims: Idea Theft and Copyright Infringement”
December 2007 Orange County Patent Law Society Student Scholarship Recipient
November 2007 American Bar Association's “Intellectual Property Award” Recipient
Bar Associations/Pro Bono Work
2009 – Present Beverly Hills Bar Association Entertainment Section Member
2013 – Present Entertainment Law Mentor for Creative Visions Foundation
2013 – Present Member of the California Society of Entertainment Lawyers (CSEL) Secretary in 2013
2012 – 2013 Beverly Hills Bar Foundation & Barristers Vintage Bouquet Charity
2010 – 2012 GRAMMY Foundation / MusiCares
Juris Doctorate – May 2008 Chapman University School of Law – Orange, California
- Chapman Law Courier, Editor
- Intellectual Property Law Society, Elected Events Coordinator
- Entertainment & Sports Law Society, Elected Secretary
Bachelor of Arts – May 2004 University of Southern California – Los Angeles, California
- G.P.A. 3.5; Recipient of Dean's List Honor Roll four consecutive semesters
- Lambda Pi Eta Scholastic Honor Society, Member
- Entertainment Law
- Intellectual Property
- Rights of Privacy and Publicity
- California (Southern, Eastern, Northern Districts) | April 2009
- California State Bar, California Central District Court (CDCA) | December 2008