SVP of Business and Legal Affairs
As Senior Vice President and head of Business and Legal Affairs at Bunim-Murray Productions, Dani Wassel oversees day-to-day business and legal affairs matters in connection with development, production, and distribution of all BMP programming. She drafts and negotiates a wide array of shopping, attachment, and format-acquisition agreements with third party rights holders, producers, and on-camera talent on behalf of the company. In addition, Dani works closely with all corporate departments to service their deal-making needs, and supervises the Business and Legal Affairs team and the Clearance teams.
Dani is incredibly passionate about helping create groundbreaking programming which not only entertains, but also carries strong messages related to feminism, LGBTQ social justice, and systematic change.
Prior to working at Bunim-Murray, Dani was an associate attorney at McKuin Frankel Whitehead, LLP. She graduated from Emory University with a BA in English Literature and Film Studies, and Magna Cum Laude, Order of the Coif from Pepperdine University School of Law.