Greenberg Traurig’s Global Entertainment & Media Shareholders Recognized in 2013 Legal Impact Report by Variety Magazine

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Greenberg Traurig’s Global Entertainment & Media Shareholders Recognized in 2013 Legal Impact Report by Variety Magazine

April 17, 2013 – International law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP announced that shareholders Daniel H. Black, Jay L. Cooper, Joel A. Katz and Bobby Rosenbloum in the firm’s Global Entertainment & Media practice have been selected to Variety magazine’s Legal Impact Report 2013. The annual report lists transactional lawyers that negotiate the deals that make showbiz grow, according to the publication.

Daniel H. Black, co-chair of Greenberg Traurig’s West Coast Entertainment & Media practice, has broad experience in the television, motion picture and digital media arenas, having practiced law both in the major studio and law firm settings. He is one of a small group of attorneys equally comfortable in the traditional and new media areas, whether representing corporate entities or individuals. He has served as lead counsel on numerous transactions with the major motion picture studios and television networks, in addition to major internet content producing, licensing and advertising entities. His clients include production and distribution, internet and videogame companies as well as advertising agencies, showrunners and producers, and on-air television and sports personalities. Black also possesses substantial experience in representing internationally based clients in their entertainment industry-related matters.

Jay L. Cooper, vice-chair of Greenberg Traurig’s Global Entertainment & Media practice and co-chair of Greenberg Traurig’s West Coast Entertainment & Media practice, focuses his practice on music industry, motion picture, television, multimedia and intellectual property issues. He represents individuals and companies on intellectual property matters including recording and publishing agreements for individual artists and composers; actor, director, producer and writer agreements in film and television; executive employment agreements; complex acquisitions and sales of entertainment catalogs; production agreements on behalf of music, television and motion picture companies, and all entertainment issues relative to the Internet.

Joel A. Katz, chairman of Greenberg Traurig’s Global Entertainment & Media practice, is widely recognized as a leader in the field of entertainment law. His clients include some of the world's most well-known entertainers, music producers, record companies, concert promoters, and Fortune 500 companies.

Bobby Rosenbloum, co-chair of Greenberg Traurig’s Atlanta Entertainment & Media practice, has wide-ranging experience negotiating complex content agreements with record companies, music publishing companies, music publishing rights organizations, motion picture studios, television networks and various independent contact providers and aggregators. Rosenbloum advises clients with respect to all aspects of new media business models, including negotiation strategy, legal exposure and risk avoidance, as well as comprehensive strategic counseling and consulting.

To read the full article, please visit http://variety.com/2013/biz/features/transactional-lawyers-1200334425/.

With offices situated in the centers of the entertainment industry, the firm has one of the preeminent, international multidisciplinary Entertainment and Media practices. The Greenberg Traurig Entertainment & Media team focuses on the digital media, music, motion picture, television, sports, Internet, publishing and theater industries. Greenberg Traurig has emerged as a predominant global player in the digital space, featuring one of the largest worldwide practices in this field.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, full-service law firm with approximately 1750 attorneys serving clients from 36 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. In the U.S., the firm has more offices than any other among the Top 10 on The National Law Journal's 2012 NLJ 250. For additional information, please visit http://www.gtlaw.com.

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