Jacob Bloom
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Jacob
Bloom

The veteran showbiz legal eagle had a stable of high-profile clients that included director Brad Bird (“Incredibles 2”) and Rob Cohen (“The Hurricane Heist”), producers Jerry Bruckheimer (“Top Gun: Maverick”), Lorenzo di Bonaventura (“The Meg”) and Charles Roven (“Wonder Woman”), and actors Nicolas Cage, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jason Statham. Bloom made headlines in January when he put his art-filled, 15,000-square-foot, Idaho mansion up for auction with a reserve price of $11 million (down from an $18 million asking price in 2017), but the big news has been his ongoing legal tussles with former client Johnny Depp over the $50 million malpractice suit filed by the actor. He announced his retirement from his firm in May 2019.

Career

  • Goodman Schenkman & Brecheen, LLP (DEFUNCT)

Education

  • Cornell University (NY, USA)
  • Columbia University (NY, USA)

Variety Honors

  • 2017 Variety500 Honoree
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Film Financier Grosvenor Park Moving Into Sports Financing

Film Financier Grosvenor Park Moving Into Sports Financing

Game Plan Special Services and film financier Grosvenor Park Media have formed an alliance to provide specialized financing solutions to the professional sports industry.“As the value of global sports media rights continues to grow unabated, alternative financing opportunities have become more analogous to investments within Grosvenor Park’s historical specialization of providing structured finance solutions for film and television,” said Don Starr, chairman of Grosvenor Park. “The extension of our platform into sports has been a long-time objective for our company,...

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