Donna is the Associate Director of Business Affairs at New Leaf Literary & Media.
As a member of the Business Affairs Department, Donna reviews, negotiates, and tracks a wide range of contractsfor our clients. 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.