Don Franzen is a lawyer in Beverly Hills specializing in entertainment and business law. He has lectured on entertainment law at the Eastman School of Music and Santa Monica College’s Academy of Entertainment and Technology and is an adjunct professor at UCLA, where he teaches a course titled "Law and the Music Industry." He has published articles on legal issues in newspapers, magazines, and law journals. He serves on the board of the Los Angeles Opera and counts among his clients leading performers in opera, orchestral music, film, and the recording industries. He serves as law editor for Los Angeles Review of Books.