Jim Jackoway
Courtesy of Jackoway Austen Tyerman Wertheimer Mandlebaum Morris Bernstein Trattner & Klein
United States
2019

Jackoway Austen Tyerman Wertheimer Mandelbaum Morris Bernstein Trattner & Klein

Jim
Jackoway

Chairman / President

Jackoway, through his Hollywood-institution firm, had a busy year working on deals for longtime clients J.J. Abrams and his Bad Robot (including the Jennifer Garner straight-to-series starrer “My Glory Was I Had Such Friends” for Apple) and Seth MacFarlane and his prodco Fuzzy Door Entertainment (including moving “The Orville”from Fox to Hulu). His roster features actors Reba McEntire, Nathan Fillion and Dennis Haysbert, daytime reality-TV personality Judge Greg Mathis, producers Marc Platt (“Aladdin”) and Tom Werner (“The Conners”) and TV creators Michael Patrick King (“2 Broke Girls”), Mitchell Hurwitz (“Arrested Development”), Kari Lizer (“The New Adventures of Old Christine”), Gemma Baker (“Mom”), Kevin Abbott (“Last Man Standing”), Mark Reisman (“Sydney to the Max”) and the team of Max Mutchnick and David Kohan (“Will & Grace”).

Career

  • Jackoway Austen Tyerman Wertheimer Mandelbaum Morris Bernstein Trattner & Klein
  • Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP
  • Hess, Segall, Guterman, Pelz, Steiner & Barovick (DEFUNCT)

Education

  • Ohio University (OH, USA)
  • Yale University (CT, USA)

Variety Honors

  • 2017 Variety500 Honoree
  • 2018 Variety500 Honoree
  • Dealmaker's Impact
  • Variety Legal Impact
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