He'll cover scripted programming in new post

Leif Reinstein has been tapped VP of business and legal affairs, a newly created position, at FremantleMedia.

Based in Los Angeles, Reinstein’s responsibilities will include day-to-day business and legal affairs for scripted programming. He’ll report to Suzanne Lopez, exec VP of business and legal affairs for FremantleMedia North America, and Richard Dalby, head of legal and business affairs at FremantleMedia Enterprise.

Before arriving at FremantleMedia, Reinstein was a partner at Bloom Hergott Diemer Rosenthal LaViolette Feldman Schenkman and Goodman.

“Leif’s extensive experience in all facets of dealmaking in the scripted arena and strong industry relationships make him a great asset to our company,” Lopez said. “I look forward to working with him as we continue to build this division in North America.”

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