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Marjorie Williams, Esq.

Senior Business Affairs Executive, Amazon Studios

Marjorie is an entertainment attorney at Johnson Shapiro Slewett & Kole LLP (JSSK) where she represents actors, showrunners, writers, directors, producers, production companies and rights holders in film, television and new media. Prior to joining JSSK, Marjorie was a Senior Business Affairs Executive at Amazon Studios where she negotiated above-the-line scripted television deals for Prime Video original programming. She has also served as a Business Affairs Executive at United Talent Agency where she negotiated UTA client deals across the agency’s various departments (i.e. TV Lit, Alternative, Talent, Podcasts, Media Rights and Voiceovers & Endorsements); Vice President, Business & Legal Affairs at Endemol Shine where she handled development and production matters for Endemol’s US and LATAM teams; and in Business & Legal Affairs at Viacom (Comedy Central and BET Networks).

 

Marjorie also serves on the Board of Directors for U.S. Vets and the John M. Langston Bar Association; is a frequent panelist; and has received numerous awards/honors including being recognized by the National Bar Association as a Top 40 Lawyer Under 40 and a Woman of Influence by the LA Business Journal.

 

Marjorie is a Los Angeles native who holds a B.A. from Howard University, M.A. from the University of Oklahoma, J.D. from Loyola Law School, and an Executive M.B.A. from the University of Michigan's Ross School of Business.

  

She is also a Major in the Air Force Reserves with 20+ years of combined active duty and reserve service, where she has worked out of embassies abroad and supported Operations Iraqi and Enduring Freedom.