At its annual awards dinner on Wednesday at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel, the Entertainment Law Section of the Beverly Hills Bar Association (BHBA) honored its 2015 Entertainment Lawyer of the Year…
Entertainment Lawyer of the Year
If the Supreme Court sides with the plaintiff in a dispute over the copyright of the 1980 Martin Scorsese pic “Raging Bull,” Hollywood studios would likely have one less defense to use in idea theft…
Irwin Russell, the influential entertainment attorney who was a key player in saving the Walt Disney Co. from corporate raiders in 1984, died Friday of complications from leukemia. He was 87. Russell…
James “Jimmy” Tolbert, one of the first African-American entertainment attorneys in Hollywood, died April 22 in Santa Monica after suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. He was 86. Tolbert’s clients at…
Top litigators include Lawrence Iser, Mark Holscher, Christopher Landau, Neville L. Johnson, Neville L. Johnson, Neville L. Johnson, Glenn D. Pomerantz, Daniel A. Rozansky, Robert M. Schwartz…
Nina Shaw has demonstrated a keen eye for emerging talent over the years, from Oscar-winner Jamie Foxx, signed when he was ensemble player on Fox TV's sketch comedy "In Living Color" in the early…
One of the highlights of Wayne Levin's career came two years ago when, after a protracted battle, Carl Icahn gave up his bid to take control of Lionsgate.
Nothing would happen in showbiz without attorneys. We present some rising stars.
Marvin B. Meyer, one of the founding partners of what would become law firm Rosenfeld, Meyer and Susman, a key contributor of legal services to the entertainment industry, and an entertainment lawyer…
Digital tech brings chaos to traditional dealmaking
Attorneys whose recent deals and court battles have changed the shape of entertainment