ENTERTAINMENT

Entertainment Litigation

The Firm has represented numerous producers, distributors, sales agents and talent agencies in disputes arising in the entertainment industry. The Firm's recent successes have included:

  • Representation of the producers of an Emmy Award winning television series in connection with litigation against its producing partner involving allegations of mismanagement, fraud and breach of fiduciary duty
  • Representation of motion picture sales agents in connection with claims arising from distribution of feature films in matters pending before IFTA, state court and federal court
  • Representation of film financiers in connection with claims against producers for breach of contract arising from the production and distribution of a motion picture slate

Entertainment Transactions

The Firm has extensive transactional experience representing producers, financiers and sales agents in connection with entertainment contracts. The Firm's recent successes have included:

  • Representation of Executive Producer of the Daytime Emmy Awards, and provided all legal work in connection with the awards show
  • Representation of producers of television series in connection with the negotiation of digital rights agreements and sales agency agreements
  • Representation of film financiers in connection with the rights under motion picture investment agreement