Freeman, Freeman & Smiley LLP

Professional Details

Kathleen Unger, Of Counsel

Kathleen Unger was in-house counsel at MCA/Universal Studios (now NBCUniversal) for 15 years. As a Vice President, Ms. Unger handled multi-divisional and -affiliate corporate matters, e.g., theatrical, television and home video product; concerts; publishing; theme parks; music; merchandising; broadcasting and other exhibition; cable programming; and real estate marketing and community relations. She has also served as a Mediator, having been certified by the Harvard Negotiation Insight Initiative at Harvard Law School.

Ms. Unger was the Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of Talking Heads, the quarterly publication of the Worldwide Entertainment and Communications practice of Spencer Stuart, one of the three largest executive search firms in the world. Subsequently, she was the Senior Strategist for Independent World Television.  She also provided editorial services to world-renowned endocrinologist Diana L. Schwarzbein, M.D. for The Schwarzbein Principle II and toward Dr. Schwarzbein's current book.

In 2012, Ms. Unger formed and is the President and CEO of VoteRiders, a 501(c)(3) non-partisan, non-profit corporation, dedicated to ensuring that eligible American citizens can vote; VoteRiders focuses specifically on helping vulnerable voters to secure their voter IDs.