3 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Recognized in Variety’s 2021 ‘Legal Impact Report’

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Greenberg Traurig, LLP Shareholders Daniel H. Black, Bobby Rosenbloum, and Mathew S. Rosengart have been recognized in Variety’s 2021 “Legal Impact Report.” The annual report spotlights the world’s leading attorneys in the entertainment industry.

Greenberg Traurig, LLP Shareholders Daniel H. Black, Bobby Rosenbloum, and Mathew S. Rosengart have been recognized in Variety’s 2021 “Legal Impact Report.” The annual report spotlights the world’s leading attorneys in the entertainment industry.

The lawyers recognized in the 2021 report “navigated their clients through the treacherous waters of the pandemic and now appear poised to guide them into a new era of growth,” according to Variety. This is the eighth time Black and Rosengart have been featured in Variety’s “Legal Impact Report” and the sixth time for Rosenbloum.

Black, vice chairman of Greenberg Traurig’s global Entertainment & Media Practice and chairman of the West Coast Entertainment & Media Practice, was recognized in Variety’s 2021 report for his representation of gamer Bungie (Halo), Pokémon, TV channel AXS TV, toy company Spin Master, publisher Springer Nature, and Bill Gates/Gates Ventures for content matters. The report also cites Black’s handling of $120 million in employment contracts, with 60% of his clients being gender and ethnically diverse. Black has experience in the television, motion picture, and digital media arenas, having practiced law both in major studio and law firm settings. He has served as lead counsel on transactions with the major motion picture studios and television networks, in addition to major internet content producing, licensing, and advertising entities. Black’s clients include production and distribution, internet, video game, and augmented reality companies as well as advertising agencies, showrunners, and producers, along with on-air television and sports personalities.

Rosenbloum is chairman of the firm’s global Entertainment & Media Practice. Variety’s 2021 report recognizes him for music and tech deals valued at $3 billion in the past year, representing ByteDance/TikTok, and advising on transactional and IP matters for the Recording Academy; Facebook for music licensing; Spotify for global music licensing; and Equinox Media for music. He is one of the leading attorneys globally in the field of digital media, entertainment, and technology. He represents dozens of leading technology companies and digital service providers that negotiate licensing deals with entertainment content owners. Rosenbloum has developed a wide-ranging legal practice, counseling more than 200 businesses, including Fortune 500 companies and prominent startups on their global digital media strategies. He is widely considered one of the primary architects of the modern digital music business.

Rosengart, a shareholder in the firm’s Media and Entertainment Litigation Practice, is based in the firm’s Los Angeles office. A former federal prosecutor, he is noted for his prestigious client roster and current representation of NBA superstar Jimmy Butler in which he froze a talent agency’s suit against Butler and is now seeking disgorgement against the agency before the California Labor Commission. Rosengart is also noted for his representation of clients including Steven Spielberg and Amblin; Julia Louis-Dreyfus; DJ MK/Marc Kinchen; Michael Mann; Sean Penn and his charitable relief organization CORE, and Keanu Reeves. His entertainment practice includes representing several Academy-Award-nominated and winning writers, directors, and actors, as well as film production and management companies, in high-profile, complex entertainment litigation matters and trials ranging from breach of contract to defamation and film and television disputes.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Entertainment & Media Practice: With offices situated in the centers of the entertainment industry, Greenberg Traurig has established an experienced, international multidisciplinary entertainment and media practice. The Greenberg Traurig Entertainment & Media Practice focuses on the music, motion picture, television, sports, internet, digital media, publishing, and theater industries. The team has access to key players in the entertainment industry and provides clients with dedicated legal counsel needed to thrive in today’s multidiscipline, multimedia entertainment marketplace. Its entertainment and media attorneys have consistently been ranked by The Hollywood Reporter’s “Power Lawyers,” Variety’s “Dealmakers Impact Report” and “Legal Impact Report,” Billboard’s “Power Lawyers,” The Best Lawyers in America, Chambers USA Guide, and Super Lawyers.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT), has approximately 2200 attorneys in 40 locations in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, diversity, and innovation, and is consistently among the largest firms in the U.S. on the Law360 400 and among the Top 20 on the Am Law Global 100. The firm is net carbon neutral with respect to its office energy usage and Mansfield Rule 3.0 Certified. Web: http://www.gtlaw.com

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