Senior Executive Vice President & General Counsel, Sony Pictures Entertainment
Leah Weil is Senior Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE). Ms. Weil is the Company’s most senior legal advisor and the head of its law department. Ms. Weil oversees all legal matters relating to SPE and its operating divisions worldwide, including motion pictures, television, home entertainment and digital entertainment. In addition, Ms. Weil oversees the Company’s Labor Relations Group, its Music Affairs Group and its Government/External Affairs Department. Ms. Weil serves as the Company’s Chief Compliance Officer.
Ms. Weil joined SPE in 1996 and has served as its General Counsel since 2001.
Before joining SPE, Ms. Weil was in private practice.
Ms. Weil has been included on the Hollywood Reporter’s list of the Power 100 Women in Entertainment and the Daily Journal’s list of the Top 20 General Counsel. She is also the recipient of the Media & Entertainment Insights Counsel of the Year Award, the Hollywood Reporter’s Power Lawyers Raising the Bar – Studio Lawyers Award, and the Bet Tzedek Luis Lainer Founder’s Award.
Ms. Weil graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa with a B.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles. She received her J.D. degree cum laude from the University of California’s Hastings College of Law. Ms. Weil serves on the Board of Directors of Bet Tzedek.