Sandra Stern will teach Television Law at UCLA School of Law. She is currently President of the Lionsgate Television Group and was previously Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President of Business Affairs. Stern co-runs the Television Group, including overseeing all business and legal affairs, production, finance and distribution for the TV studio, including strategic planning, both for acquisitions and programming in a multiplatform and multinational environment.
Stern has been named “Multichannel News Wonder Woman of the Year” in 2017. She was also awarded the UCLA Law Alumnus of the Year in 2015 and received the Big Brothers Big Sisters Excellence in Mentoring Award in 2014. Shas been named one of the “Women in Entertainment Power 100” by The Hollywood Reporter for the last 12 years, was honored with the “Women Impact Award” by Variety for the last four years, and received American Film Institute (AFI) awards in 2014 and 2015.
Stern received her B.A. from Brooklyn College of the City University of New York, her M.A. in Comparative Literature from City University of New York Graduate Center, and her J.D. from UC;A School of Law. She is currently a board member of UCLA Law Women’s LEAD, and the Ziffren Center for Media, Entertainment, Technology and Sports Law, as well as serving on the board of the Saban Community Clinic and the Center Theatre Group.