Greenberg Traurig’s Daniel H. Black Once Again Named to Variety’s Dealmakers Impact Report

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Daniel H. Black, vice chair of the Global Entertainment & Media Practice and chair of the West Coast Entertainment & Media Practice of Greenberg Traurig, LLP, was recognized for the fourth consecutive year by Variety magazine’s 2022 “Dealmakers Impact Report.”

Daniel H. Black, vice chair of the Global Entertainment & Media Practice and chair of the West Coast Entertainment & Media Practice of Greenberg Traurig, LLP, was recognized for the fourth consecutive year by Variety magazine’s 2022 “Dealmakers Impact Report.”

The annual list features the major players in the entertainment industry – including business leaders, executives, and attorneys – who shepherded the most important deals over the previous 12 months. Variety cited Black’s recent work for toy giant Spin Master, the NBA’s Golden State Warriors, and Litmus Music, which recently completed a $500 million capital raise with the Carlyle Group, as examples of his “dealmaking prowess.” This year marks the eighth time in the last decade that Black has appeared on the industry list.

A shareholder in Greenberg Traurig’s Los Angeles office, Black’s status was forged over a wide-ranging career, both as a private practitioner and as lead in-house counsel on major transactions at film studios, television networks, streaming services, and web content producing entities. His clients include production, distribution, internet, video game, and augmented reality companies, as well as advertising agencies, showrunners and producers, and on-air television and sports personalities. Black routinely advises senior entertainment and media executives on their overall legal and business strategies and has leveraged his knowledge and experience to further social justice and the equitable evolution of the entertainment and media industry.

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: Greenberg Traurig, LLP has more than 2500 attorneys in 43 locations in the United States, Europe, Latin America, Asia, and the Middle East. The firm reported gross revenue of over $2 Billion for FY 2021 and is consistently among the top firms on the Am Law 100, Am Law Global 100, and NLJ 250. On the debut 2022 Law360 Pulse Leaderboard, it is a Top 15 firm. Greenberg Traurig is Mansfield Rule 5.0 Certified Plus by The Diversity Lab and the Center for Resource Solutions Green-e® Energy program certifies that the firm’s U.S. offices are 100% powered by renewable energy. The firm is often recognized for its focus on philanthropic giving, innovation, diversity, and pro bono. Web: http://www.gtlaw.com.

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