Senior US attorney and now agency executive resident in London with 20 years’ experience in television, digital media, film, sports, publishing and advertising (including work with sponsorships and talent). Provided strategic counsel for, and advocated on behalf of, large multi-national media companies, startups, individuals, and every size of client in between. Ability to influence counterparties while providing integrated legal, commercial, technical and operational advice has allowed my clients to achieve significant results, often in transactions that were difficult to close. Inclusive and transparent team management style; driven by a passion for the process of creating content that entertains and resonates. Named a New York “Super Lawyer” by Thomson Reuters 2009-2014 Have worked on many cutting edge digital content transactions, as well as business and legal affairs work related to development, finance, production and distribution for film and television; original productions for digital platforms; merchandising and product licensing; book publishing; product and event endorsement; sports sponsorships and athlete service contracts; and media executive employment agreements. In addition, have regularly represented privately-held production companies in complex sale/merger transactions, and counseled those companies in respect of intellectual property and rights infringement claims.
Named a New York "Super Lawyer" in entertainment from 2009-2014