Christovich tapped as WGA legal director

After 3 months as interim, position now official

The Writers Guild of America West has appointed Katherine Shannon Christovich as director of legal services after three months as interim director.

Christovich will manage and supervise the legal and claims department, including staff attorneys, business representatives, and support staff. The guild said she will also contribute to the development and execution of integrated enforcement policies, including compensation matters and disputes involving intellectual rights.

Christovich began her career at the WGA in 2003 as associate counsel. She previously worked at Tressler, Soderstrom, Maloney and Priess and at Marrone, Robinson, Frederick & Foster.

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