As a member of the Business Affairs Department, Donna reviews, negotiates, and tracks a wide range of contracts to obtain best terms for our clients regardless of the stage in career. She finds work with contracts to be the exact happy place in the publishing process that allows her to take part in guiding a creative work from inception to publication while utilizing her legal skills and background.
Prior to joining New Leaf, Donna was a contracts associate at Writers House where she negotiated publishing contracts and handled copyright recapture. In past lives, Donna worked as a staff attorney at a non-profit legal organization in Brooklyn, NY and as a news assistant at her hometown newspaper. She enjoys traveling, attending car shows and races, and is always on the hunt for the perfect glazed donut.