Goeckner new top lawyer for MPAA

Legal eagle new general counsel for org

The Motion Picture Assn. of America appointed Gregory P. Goeckner as its top lawyer on Friday.

Goeckner has been serving as acting general counsel since last August and has managed the org’s legal department. He joined the MPAA in 1994. His experience includes combating piracy domestically and internationally as well as litigating a range of entertainment industry issues.

“Greg has played a central role in nearly every important issue we have faced as an organization and an industry, including the digital transition and Grokster decision,” MPAA topper Dan Glickman said in a statement. “As our industry continues to work through an ever-changing landscape, Greg’s legal expertise and sound judgment will be critical to our success.”

In addition to overseeing the work of MPAA staff attorneys and outside counsel, “Goeckner will also continue to supervise the activities of the title registration bureau and serve as counsel to the Classification and Rating Administration,” the org said.

More Scene

  • 'The Tale' FYC event

    Laura Dern on Impact of 'The Tale' During #MeToo: 'There Is Restorative Justice Here'

    The Motion Picture Assn. of America appointed Gregory P. Goeckner as its top lawyer on Friday. Goeckner has been serving as acting general counsel since last August and has managed the org’s legal department. He joined the MPAA in 1994. His experience includes combating piracy domestically and internationally as well as litigating a range of […]

  • LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 19:

    'Stranger Things' Team Offers Glimpses Into Season 3 at Netflix FYSee

    The Motion Picture Assn. of America appointed Gregory P. Goeckner as its top lawyer on Friday. Goeckner has been serving as acting general counsel since last August and has managed the org’s legal department. He joined the MPAA in 1994. His experience includes combating piracy domestically and internationally as well as litigating a range of […]

  • 'Pose' TV show premiere

    Ryan Murphy Wants 'Pose' to Be 'Uplifting' for LGBTQ Community in Trump Era

    The Motion Picture Assn. of America appointed Gregory P. Goeckner as its top lawyer on Friday. Goeckner has been serving as acting general counsel since last August and has managed the org’s legal department. He joined the MPAA in 1994. His experience includes combating piracy domestically and internationally as well as litigating a range of […]

  • DISNEY CHANNEL - "Disney Channel GO!

    Disney Channel Stars Meet With Fans at First Ever Fan Fest

    The Motion Picture Assn. of America appointed Gregory P. Goeckner as its top lawyer on Friday. Goeckner has been serving as acting general counsel since last August and has managed the org’s legal department. He joined the MPAA in 1994. His experience includes combating piracy domestically and internationally as well as litigating a range of […]

  • Sweet Spots Post-Cannes Retreats: Portugal, Provence

    Sweet Spots for Post-Cannes Retreats: Portugal, Provence and London

    The Motion Picture Assn. of America appointed Gregory P. Goeckner as its top lawyer on Friday. Goeckner has been serving as acting general counsel since last August and has managed the org’s legal department. He joined the MPAA in 1994. His experience includes combating piracy domestically and internationally as well as litigating a range of […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content