Liz Wheeler

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Liz Wheeler

LWheelerLiz Wheeler is Senior Counsel at UP Entertainment, LLC, handling legal matters across the UP and Aspire cable networks and the UP Faith & Family SVOD service. Her responsibilities include the negotiation and drafting of deals for the creation and acquisition of content across these platforms, along with production counsel work on original series and movies for the networks; working with the digital, marketing and ad sales teams on contract, regulatory, compliance and data privacy matters; and oversight of the company’s trademark portfolio.

Previously counsel at CNN working on the development and production of original programming for CNN and HLN, Liz began her legal career as an associate with The Moore Firm, LLC, an Atlanta-based entertainment and intellectual property boutique, counseling clients on general copyright and trademark matters, as well as recording contracts, literary publishing agreements, film and television production deals, consignment and commission agreements for visual artists, and pre-publication clearance.

Liz received her Bachelor of Science in Music Business from Middle Tennessee State University and graduated from the University of Georgia Law School.