COO and General Counsel; Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA)
Duncan Crabtree‐Ireland is Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel of SAG‐AFTRA, responsible for broad operational oversight and organizational accountability. Crabtree‐Ireland oversees the legal aspects of collective bargaining and contract enforcement for all SAG‐AFTRA collective bargaining agreements, as well as SAG‐AFTRA’s legal, government affairs, professional representatives, international affairs, governance and diversity operations.
He is a co-chair of the Board of Trustees of the AFM & SAG‐AFTRA Intellectual Property Rights Distribution Fund, a member of the board of the SAG‐AFTRA & Industry Sound Recordings Distribution Fund, a delegate to the International Federation of Actors (FIA) and teaches international law as an adjunct professor at the University of Southern California Law School. He is a past treasurer of the Los Angeles County Bar Association, a past Co‐President of the LGBT Bar Association of Los Angeles and serves by appointment as a judge pro tem of the Los Angeles Superior Court. Previously, Crabtree‐Ireland served as SAG’s Deputy National Executive Director and General Counsel, and as Deputy District Attorney for the County of Los Angeles.
Crabtree‐Ireland received his B.S. in Foreign Service with a Concentration in International Relations, Law and Organization from Georgetown University and his J.D. from the UC Davis School of Law, where he was inducted into the Order of Barristers.