BevHills law firm Weissmann, Wolff, Bergman, Coleman & Silverman has added the name of entertainment and sports attorney Henry Holmes to its banner.
Holmes, whose client list includes George Foreman, Jon Peters, Chuck Norris, DirecTV and Magic Johnson Productions, has been a partner at the firm for the past six years. He has also served as an advisor to a number of athletes, including Oscar de la Hoya, Shane Mosley and Frankie Lyles.
His specialty, negotiating pay-per-view event programming, has fared well. He recently set up the viewing of the mixed martial arts event Pride Grand Prix from Japan’s Tokyo Dome. Event — which aired in the U.S. and Canada — the first domestic pay-per-view broadcast of a martial arts event from a foreign venue.
Holmes also executed the Salton-Maxim Company $100 million buyout of George Foreman’s Lean Mean Grilling Machine.
Prior to joining Weissmann Wolff, Holmes was of counsel with Cooper, Epstein & Hurwitz.