Attorney At Law

As a Producer and Entertainment Attorney, Wendy represents various clients within the corporate stratum and entertainment industry. Presently, as a Producer Wendy is currently in pre-production on  projects "The Untitled Semler Project", "Motel" and "Before the Darkness" along with post production on the feature film "Broken Vows" starring Wes Bentley and Jaimie Alexander. In the past, Wendy has produced such films as "Life of Crime" starring Jennifer Aniston, Isla Fisher and Tim Robbins, "Life After Beth" starring John C. Reilly, "Apartment Troubles" starring Will Forte, "Me, Miami and Nancy" starring Robert Downey Jr., Malcolm McDowell, Gary Oldman and Cloris Leachman, "Somewhere Slow" and “Walk On”. As both an American & Kiwi Wendy founded the motion picture production company Bullet Entertainment with offices in both West Hollywood and Wellington, New Zealand. Wendy has slated to produce films in both Los angeles and Wellington in the coming year.

As an Entertainment Attorney, Wendy's legal representation ranges from studio productions, independent films, scripted and unscripted television (Stewarts & Hamiltons), along with personal representation as to such prominent figures including athlete Johnny Damon and actress and model Rachel Hunter. As an author she is currently working on her first book of the Gauntlet Series™ "Navigating the Hollywood Gauntlet - The Written and Unwritten Laws of Hollywood".

In the past Wendy has represented such films as:

  • "Life After Beth" starring Anna Kendrick, Aubry Plaza, Dane DeHaan
  • Elmore Leonard's "Life of Crime" starring Jennifer Aniston
  • 'Lee Daniels' "The Butler" starring Forest Whitaker and Oprah Winfrey
  • "W" directed by Oliver Stone
  • “Saw IV”
  • Sidney Lumet's “Before the Devil Knows You're Dead”
  • “All Good Things” starring Kirsten Dunst and Ryan Gosling
  • “Beyond a Reasonable Doubt” starring Michael Douglas
  • “New York, “I Love You” starring Natalie Portman, Bradley Cooper, Orlando Bloom and Blake Lively
  • “Brothers Bloom” starring Adrian Brody and Rachel Weisz
  • “Not Forgotten” starring Simone Baker, Paz Vega and Chloe Grace Moretz
  • “The Private Lives of Pippa Lee” starring Keanu Reeves, Blake Lively, Julianne Moore and Winona Ryder

Prior to this, Wendy served as in-house Counsel and VP of Legal and Business Affairs at Landmark Entertainment. Her focus at Landmark involved delivery of multi-million dollar deal ventures relating to feature films and theme park productions where she oversaw all elements of development, production and finance.

Wendy's unique international legal background is an edge when dealing with foreign financing and international law. Wendy is a member of the California State Bar, and currently holds the position of Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand and as Law Practitioner of the Supreme Court of New South Wales, Australia.

Prior to working with Landmark, Wendy negotiated disputes involving both intellectual property theft and copyright issues. Wendy has been recognized in Woman's Wear Daily for her support and prevention of intellectual property theft.

Wendy graduated from Duke University School of Law where she received a Master of Laws. Wendy obtained her first law degree from Canterbury School of Law in New Zealand and obtained her BA at University of Southern California and Edinburgh University in Scotland. Wendy's international study of law included further study at Hong Kong University of Law where she studied project finance under the tutelage of Duke Law professors and Sherman & Sterling. With great pride Wendy served in the US Navy and was awarded the Unit Accommodation Medal from the Secretary of the Navy in her capacity as an Airman in Anti-Submarine Warfare.