Elsa Ramo is an established entertainment attorney, known as one of the field’s primary legal resources for producers, financiers, and production entities in film, television, and digital content. She started her legal career at the University of San Diego School of Law, from which she graduated in 2002, and proceeded to establish the Los Angeles office for Davis Dixon Kirby LLP (a royalty litigation firm). After several clients approached her to handle their independent productions, she founded her own firm on the Universal Studios backlot in 2005. Today, her firm, Ramo Law PC, operates out of Beverly Hills.
Variety honored Elsa Ramo in their 2014 Women Impact Report. The Story Exchange listed Elsa in their Power List, dubbing her the best advocate for creative minds. Indiewire named her one of the “Women to Watch” in the ‘indie’ entertainment scene. And California Lawyers for the Arts awarded her the 2010 Artistic License Award along with Maria Shriver for her outstanding pro-bono work for artists and arts organizations.
Elsa Ramo has worked on such notable projects as the Netflix Emmy nominated series “Chef’s Table,” produced by Boardwalk Pictures, “Still Alice” (Julianne Moore’s 2015 Best Actress Oscar™), “Stanford Prison Experiment” (Sundance 2015’s Winner of the Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award and Alfred P. Sloan Feature Film Prize), and many more. Ramo Law provides production, distribution, and financing legal services for over sixty feature films per year as well as television (series on MTV, Discovery and E!) and digital series (series on Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon). Beyond legal representation, the firm offers consulting services for domestic and international distribution, submission services and other opportunities for business development in the film, television, and digital content industry.
Elsa also represents such prolific producers as Informant Media (“Crazy Heart,” “Stuck In Love,” and “Kidnapping Freddy Heineken” with Anthony Hopkins), QED International (“I, Alex Cross” with Tyler Perry, “Sabotage” with Arnold Schwarzenegger, and “Fury” with Brad Pitt), Scott Mednick (“Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” and “300”), and Electric City Films (“Little Birds” and “Mississippi Grind”).
Elsa Ramo lives in Santa Monica with her husband and son.
More information about Elsa Ramo and her company can be found on her company website: www.ramolawpc.com.