Professional Biography

Donald (Don) E. Karl Partner

Firmwide Co-Chair, Interactive Entertainment Practice

  • Los Angeles

    D +1.310.788.3227

    F +1.310.843.1253

    Los Angeles

    1888 Century Park East, Suite 1700

    Los Angeles, CA




Don Karl, a partner in the firm's Corporate practice, focuses his practice on corporate finance and securities, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and strategic relationships, and venture capital, particularly in the retail and consumer products, technology, media and communication industries.  Don has worked extensively with companies in the intersection of technology and entertainment, particularly in software, the Internet, video games and other interactive entertainment.

Professional Recognition

  • Listed in Los Angeles Magazine, "Southern California Super Lawyers," 2004, 2006, 2007, 2012 - 2014

Professional Leadership

  • World Wildlife Fund National Council, Member, 2015 - present
  • Director, Spirit of America 2005 - present
  • Trustee, Hollywood Canteen Foundation 2004 - present

Related Employment

  • Rosenfeld, Meyer & Susman LLP, Beverly Hills, CA, Partner, 1983 - 1998


  • Hon. William Holloway, Jr., U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit