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Variety Selects 3 GT Attorneys for its 2018 “Legal Impact Report”

LOS ANGELES – April 17, 2018 – Three shareholders from global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP will be recognized among the top entertainment lawyers in Variety’s 2018 “Legal Impact Report”: Mathew S. Rosengart, Bobby Rosenbloum, and Jess L. Rosen. The report spotlights the world’s leading attorneys in the entertainment industry over the past year. Demonstrating the breadth of Greenberg Traurig’s multidisciplinary entertainment practice, Rosenbloum and Rosen are shareholders in Greenberg Traurig’s Entertainment & Media Practice, while Rosengart is a shareholder in the firm’s Media and Entertainment Litigation Practice.

Rosenbloum, vice-chairman of Greenberg Traurig’s Global Entertainment & Media Practice and co-chairman of its Atlanta Entertainment & Media Practice, 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. He also represents numerous recording artists, entertainment industry executives, and institutions, such as The Recording Academy and The Latin Recording Academy. Rosenbloum has over 25 years of experience negotiating complex content agreements with record companies, music publishing companies, music publishing rights organizations, motion picture studios, television networks, and various independent content providers and aggregators. This is the fourth time Rosenbloum has been featured in Variety’s “Legal Impact Report.”

Also featured in Variety’s 2017 Dealmakers Report and Billboard magazine as one of the top "Nashville Country Power Players,” Rosen, co-chair of the Atlanta Entertainment and Media Practice, focuses his practice on talent representation, including all facets of transactional entertainment matters in the music, film, television, and new media industries. He advises and counsels numerous songwriters, producers, recording artists, actors, writers, and executives in all aspects of their entertainment careers. This includes consulting and negotiating alternative deals outside of mainstream avenues with companies across various and emerging industries, such as food and beverage, on behalf of his clients. Most recently, Rosen has advised on numerous deals between his entertainment clients and major spirits brands to create a client-inspired product, an evolving trend in expanding his clients’ portfolios. As a professional jazz guitarist, Rosen has a unique perspective and understanding of both the creative and business issues faced by talent today.

Rosengart, a member of the firm’s Media and Entertainment Litigation Practice, is based in the firm’s Los Angeles office. This is Rosengart’s fifth consecutive year being featured in Variety’s “Legal Impact Report.” A former law clerk to Justice David Souter on the New Hampshire Supreme Court, he also served as supervisory assistant United States attorney, and Justice Department trial attorney. Recently named one of California’s Top-100 Trial Lawyers by the National Trial Lawyers Association, Rosengart is noted for his deep and diverse trial experience, where he has served as lead counsel in more than 20 trials. His practice has focused on the representation of a number of Academy-Award-nominated and winning writers, directors, and actors, as well as film production companies, in high-profile, complex entertainment litigation matters and trials ranging from breach of contract to defamation to significant 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 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 (GT) has more than 2,000 attorneys in 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. GT 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 2017 Am Law Global 100. Web: Twitter: @GT_Law.