Jordan Beckerman has spent his entire career in the entertainment industry. He began practicing entertainment law immediately after graduating from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York City. As an entertainment attorney, Jordan has represented numerous individuals and companies in the film, television, theater, advertising, music and new media industries, providing legal counsel for all stages of entertainment projects. In particular, he has pursued his love of film by serving as production counsel for many independent film projects, both features and documentaries, providing legal advice and counsel to independent film producers. In this role, Jordan has advised on all phases of film projects, including development and rights acquisition, negotiating and structuring financing, advising on all production issues (including negotiating all cast and crew deals, clearances, insurance, union/guild issues, etc.), and negotiating distribution and licensing deals.
Jordan first began working with Yale Productions as its legal counsel, and he continues to provide legal and business affairs advice and counsel for Yale Productions’ film projects. In addition, he serves as a producer on Yale Productions films with Jordan Levine, combining his legal and business affairs expertise with his vast experience in the industry.
Jordan’s credits include: Rabbit Hole, starring Nicole Kidman and Aaron Eckhart, The Discoverers, starring Griffin Dunne, Madeleine Martine and Cara Buono, The Bleeding House, starting Patrick Breen, and numerous Yale Productions projects including King Cobra, starring James Franco, Christian Slater, Garrett Clayton, and Keegan Allen, and Jack Goes Home, starring Rory Culkin, Britt Robertson and Lin Shaye. Upcoming releases with Yale Productions include Welcome The Stranger, starring Riley Keough, Abbey Lee, and Caleb Landry Jones, The Pretenders starring Jack Kilmer, Shameik Moore, Jane Levy, Juno Temple, and Brian Cox, and Shotgun, starring Jeremy Allen White and Maika Monroe.
Jordan is a partner with the law firm of Ropers, Majeski, Kohn and Bentley, P.C.