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Debra MacCulloch

Practice Areas

  • Music
  • Entertainment


Debra MacCulloch has been employed with King, Holmes, Paterno & Soriano since 1995 as a senior paralegal in the entertainment department where she is responsible for a wide array of transactions including all types of publishing agreements, copyright administration, film and television talent clearances, producer agreements, merchandising and licensing contracts, and live performance agreements.  She has also handled music and rights clearances for many motion picture projects throughout her career notably including “O Brother Where Art Thou,” and the award winning documentaries “Sound City” and “Dogtown and Z-Boys,” on the latter of which she also received a Grammy nomination as the producer of the soundtrack album.

Ms. MacCulloch earned a Bachelor’s Degree in 1981 from the University of California, San Diego.  Prior to joining KHPS she worked at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher in New York in the Banking Securities department and as an executive assistant to Peter Paterno at the Walt Disney Company’s record company, Hollywood Records.  Ms. MacCulloch is proud to work with new artists as well as legendary talent that formed a part of her upbringing in her native Los Angeles.


  • University of California, San Diego, San Diego, California
    • B.A. – 1981
    • Major: Communications and Visual Arts