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GT’s Joel Katz, Bobby Rosenbloum, and Paul Schindler Recognized in Variety’s Dealmakers Elite: New York

Greenberg Traurig is one of two firms with three attorneys included on the prestigious listing

NEW YORK – SEPT. 28, 2017 – Shareholders Joel A. Katz, Bobby Rosenbloum, and Paul D. Schindler of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP are recognized in Variety’s Dealmakers Elite: New York. The inaugural list profiles leading professionals from east of the Mississippi who have been influential in major entertainment industry deals in the past 12 months.

Earlier this year, Katz, Rosenbloum, and Schindler were also named to Billboard’s Top Music Lawyers, with Katz recognized as the 2017 “Lawyer of the Year.”

Katz is chairman of the firm’s Global Entertainment and Media Practice and the founding shareholder of the Atlanta office. Katz has been ranked Billboard magazine's number-one entertainment attorney in its 'Power 100' list of most powerful executives in the music business, and has been called "the dealmaker who thinks outside the box."

Rosenbloum is co-chair of the firm’s Atlanta Entertainment and Media Practice. He is one of the leading attorneys globally in the field of digital media, entertainment, and technology, and represents dozens of leading technology companies and digital service providers that negotiate licensing deals with entertainment content owners.

Schindler is the senior chair of the New York Entertainment and Media Practice. Over the years, he has served as counsel to numerous award-winning, multi-platinum musical artists, producers, record labels, and various types of entertainment companies.

In addition, Katz and Greenberg Traurig’s Daniel H. Black were also recently recognized by Variety on its “Variety 500” list of business leaders. According to Variety, the unranked international professional index lists business leaders shaping the global $600 billion entertainment industry.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Entertainment & Media Practice

With offices situated in the centers of the entertainment industry, Greenberg Traurig has established a highly 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 the business-oriented and dedicated counsel needed to thrive in today’s multidiscipline, multimedia entertainment marketplace. The 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 (GTLaw) has more than 2,000 attorneys in 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East and is celebrating its 50th anniversary. One firm worldwide, GTLaw has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, was named the largest firm in the U.S. by Law360 in 2017, and among the Top 20 on the 2016 Am Law Global 100. Web: Twitter: @GT_Law.