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Entertainment Law Section
2016 Entertainment Year In Review
You will not want to miss our annual entertainment round-up
and legal extravaganza featuring top practitioners.
Three separate panels will review and highlight the events, deals and major cases of 2016 as they affect the Entertainment Industry and the practice of law. Our panelists include Ethics Experts, Dealmakers and Litigators, with first-hand experience and insights into these events, deals and major cases.
The Year in Ethics and the State Bar
You will be brought up to date on the tumultuous year for the State Bar. Legal developments in ethics and tips for staying out of trouble are also on the agenda.


Ellen A. Pansky, outstanding expert witness in legal malpractice and ethics advisor

Jonathan B. Cole, Nemecek & Cole
, Sherman Oaks, leading malpractice defense attorney


Neville L. Johnson, Johnson & Johnson LLP
, Beverly Hills
"This Just In - Where We Were and Where We Are Going"
Don't miss your chance to hear the past year's trends in transactional law straight from the dealmaker's themselves. They will share the recent developments and important trends that affect the practice of entertainment law.


Carlos Goodman, Partner, Bloom Hergott Diemer Rosenthal LaViolette Feldman Schenkman & Goodman, LLP

Craig Emanuel, Partner, Loeb & Loeb LLP (Managing Partner - Los Angeles Office; Chair - Entertainment Practice Group)

Darrell D. Miller, Partner, Fox Rothschild LLP (Managing Partner - Los Angeles Offices; Chair - Entertainment Department)

Shaun C. Clark, Partner, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP (Entertainment, Technology and Advertising Practice Group)


Leigh Leshner, Esq., Law Office of Leigh Leshner
The Year In Entertainment Litigation With Stars Of The Bar
The much anticipated review of the important decisions and trends in the past year by the top lawyers from top firms.


David Halberstadter, Partner and Deputy General Counsel, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

Yakub Hazzard, Vice President, Legal, NBCUniversal

Francis Alexander Malofiy, Francis Alexander LLC


Jay Spillane, Spillane Trial Group PLC
When: Wednesday, January 11, 2017, 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm (Program at 6:00pm)
Where: The Montage Hotel (Directions, Hotel Valet Parking or Self-Parking at 241 No. Canon Drive)
$0 - Members of The Order of Distinguished Attorneys
$160 - BHBA Members who pay in advance*
$100- Law Students who pay in advance*
$360 - Non-BHBA Members who pay in advance*
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Section Chair: Alexander Rufus-Isaacs, Esq. Section Vice Chair: Pierre Pine, Esq.
Program Chairs: Neville L. Johnson, Esq.,Leigh Leshner, Esq., Jay Spillane, Esq.
This event has passed the cut off date for on-line registration. If you would still like to register for this event, please call the Beverly Hills Bar Association at (310) 601-2422 to check on availablity and register.