Frank Trechsel


Frank Trechsel

Los Angeles, California

Frank Trechsel is an associate with the law firm of Tesser Grossman LLP in Los Angeles, California. Frank is a creative and talented civil litigator. His practice focuses on entertainment litigation. Frank has successfully worked on cases involving contract disputes, intellectual property issues, and business disputes for entertainment and non-entertainment clients alike. Frank is known for his calm demeanor and critical thinking abilities.

In his free time, Frank enjoys live music, festivals, hiking, camping, and the beach. Before starting his legal career, Frank attended Indiana University where he majored in both Comparative Literature and Spanish, and received a minor in Music. Frank also worked for and volunteered with multiple production companies, music venues, and music festivals and is intimately familiar with the live music and event industry.


Areas of Practice

  • Entertainment Law
  • Employment Law
  • Commercial Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • California, 2016


  • Tulane Law School, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • J.D. cum laude - 2016
  • Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana
    • B.A. - 2013
    • Honors: Hutton Honors Program Completion
    • Honors: Double Major with Honors

Representative Clients

  • Participated in multiple copyright and intellectual property infringement lawsuits on behalf of musicians, including the highly publicized copyright infringement lawsuit over the song Blurred Lines on behalf of Marvin Gaye’s Estate against Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke.
  • Participated in multiple breach of contract litigation lawsuits for musician, management, and record label clients for breaches related to recording and management contracts, including Talent Agency Act litigation.
  • Participated in multiple arbitrations for award-winning fitness personality clients including Jillian Michaels and others against major film distribution companies.
  • Participated in multiple defamation lawsuits on behalf of high-profile entrepreneurs and entertainment executive clients, involving anti-SLAPP issues and motions as both a Plaintiff and Defendant.

Past Employment Positions

  • The Law Offices of King and Ballow
  • The Bohm Law Group