Morris Paulson is of counsel for Ahdoot & Wolfson, PC and currently focuses on executive production and general counsel in the film industry. Morris has extensive litigation experience in real estate law, entertainment industry matters, and commercial disputes. He graduated from Pepperdine Law School in 1994. In 1996, Morris founded Digital Muse, a digital animation firm for which he also served as general counsel. In 1999, Morris founded Base 2 Studios, a digital effects and post-production company. While owner and general counsel of Base 2 Studios, Morris gained significant production experience, with hundreds of hours on film sets. Morris sold Base 2 Studios in 2007. In 2009, Morris traveled to Romania to produce and serve as general counsel for the filming of The Devil Inside, a feature film subsequently sold to Paramount Studios and released in early 2012. Currently, Morris advises clients on a broad range of production-related issues. Morris is currently engaged in production and general counsel duties for a second feature film. This upcoming film, entitled WER, is currently shooting in Bucharest, Romania, with domestic distribution to be handled by Film District and international distribution by Sierra Pictures.
ADMISSION & EDUCATION
- State Bar of California, 1994
- Pepperdine University School of Law, Juris Doctor, 1994
- University of Southern California, Bachelor of Science, 1989
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