Jessie Winkler


Juris Doctorate
Southwestern Law School 
Los Angeles, California 

Bachelor of Music, Music Business / Management
Berklee College of Music
Boston, Massachusetts


Jessie Winkler is a graduate of Southwestern Law School, where she was a recipient of the Wildman/Schumacher Scholarship and concentrated her studies on entertainment law through Southwestern’s Biederman Entertainment and Media Law Institute.

Prior to law school, Jessie attended Berklee College of Music on a vocal performance scholarship and worked in marketing and lifestyle branding at Universal Music Group Distribution. After relocating to Los Angeles, Jessie spent several years working in music publishing at Universal Music Publishing Group and BMG Chrysalis.  During law school, Jessie interned at Sony Music Entertainment and Viacom’s CMT network.

At LaPolt Law, Jessie drafts and negotiates music business-related agreements including publishing, recording, producer, remixer, management, work for hire, personal appearance, performance, and various types of licensing agreements in addition to handling matters related to film and television and social media.

Jessie is a classically-trained musician and amateur potter who loves her little dog named for her home state hero, Bruce Springsteen.


California State Bar Association