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2017 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 2017 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.
PANEL I:
Transactional Entertainment Panel - "New Developments In New Media and The Guilds"
As New Media Productions have evolved so have the SAG/AFTRA, DGA, WGA and IATSE rules effecting productions. Don't miss your chance to hear the latest Guild developments and how producers, production companies and Networks have had to incorporate these changes into their productions.

Speakers:
Alan Brunswick
Partner, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

Rozanna Tesler Fried
Vice President, Business & Legal Affairs at Fullscreen, Inc.

Marc L. Sandman
Sr. V.P. Labor Relations, Disney/ABC Television Group

Moderator & Program Chair: Leigh Leshner, Law Office of Leigh Leshner
PANEL II:
Entertainment Ethics Panel - "The Ethics Factor"

Find out what you need to know about ethics to avoid State Bar investigation and complaints, and what to do if it happens as well as the latest developments in creating fee agreements, malpractice claims and defenses, with the emphasis on entertainment transactions and litigation, and especially avoiding conflicts of interest.

Speakers:

Ellen A. Pansky
Partner, Pansky Markle Ham LLP, the "go to" attorney for State Bar defense matters

Owen J. Sloane
Partner, Eisner Jaffe, APC, top entertainment transactional attorney

Moderator & Program Chair: Neville Johnson, Partner, Johnson & Johnson LLP
PANEL III:
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.
Jeffrey I. Abrams
Managing Partner, Harder Mirell & Abrams LLP

Douglas L. Johnson
Partner, Johnson & Johnson, LLP

Aaron J. Moss
Partner, Greenberg Glusker Fields Claman & Machtinger LLP

Moderator: Sunny Brenner, Partner, Loeb & Loeb LLP

Program Chairs: Alexander Rufus-Isaacs, Matthew Blackett, Katrina Novak
Thursday, January 11, 2018
5:00 p.m. - Registration | 5:30 p.m. - Dinner
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. - Program

The Montage Hotel
225 North Canon Drive, Beverly Hills 90210
(Directions, Hotel Valet Parking or Self-Parking at 241 No. Canon Drive)
$0 - Members of todaplus & The Order of Distinguished Attorneys
$125 - BHBA Law Student Member who pay in advance*
$160
- BHBA Members who pay in advance*
$360 - Non-BHBA Members who pay in advance*
Interested In Membership? Try it Free, No Commitment, for 30 days
Entertainment Law Section Chair: Pierre B. Pine, Esq.
Vice Chair: David Albert Pierce, 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.

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