Korduner upped to top lawyer at DG


David Korduner has been promoted to general counsel of the DGA. He succeeds Robert Giolito, who has resigned to head the new Los Angeles office of labor entertainment law firm Spivak, Lipton, Watanabe, Spivak, Moss & Orfan. Korduner was associate counsel of the DGA from 1995-2001 before moving on to become senior counsel labor relations at ABC and Touchstone TV, and later senior counsel legal affairs at Disney/ABC Cable Networks. He rejoined the DGA as associate general counsel in 2005. ?David has developed great expertise in handling the guild?s most pressing issues,? DGA national executive director Jay Roth said.