LOS ANGELES – Feb. 27, 2023 – Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP Shareholder Mathew S. Rosengart will speak at Tulane Law School’s sixth annual Entertainment and Sports Law Conference in New Orleans March 3. The conference brings together influential lawyers and executives in entertainment and sports to discuss the dynamics reshaping their industries.
Rosengart’s panel, titled “Entertainment & Sports Stars: High Profile Legal and Business Issues in Context,” will cover pressing legal and business issues including high profile entertainment litigation, representing major professional sports franchises, radio productions by major artists, book deals, and helping A-list stars navigate their careers, according to the conference website. Other conference panelists include Michele Roberts, former executive director, National Basketball Players Association; Vicky Neumeyer, general counsel, New Orleans Pelicans and New Orleans Saints; Dan Scharf, global head of business affairs, Amazon; Breard Snellings, director of regulatory operations, DraftKings, Inc.; and Kevin Yorn, founding partner of the Yorn Levine law firm.
A former federal prosecutor, Rosengart recently received the Praeses Elit Award, the highest honor bestowed by the Law Society of Trinity College, one of Europe’s oldest and most prestigious institutions. The Beverly Hills Bar Association bestowed him its “Excellence in Advocacy Award” for case successes resulting from expert legal skills, presented to him by retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice David Souter, for whom Rosengart clerked on the Supreme Court of New Hampshire and who lauded Rosengart’s intellect, instinct, and personal integrity. Among other honors and accolades, Rosengart has been recognized as one of the Top 100 lawyers in California by the Daily Journal; a Law360 Media & Entertainment MVP (listing the “elite slate of attorneys” nationally, who have “distinguished themselves from their peers by securing hard-earned successes in high-stakes litigation”); a Top 100 Lawyer, LA500 Visionary Leader, and Leader of Influence by the Los Angeles Business Journal, which recognized him as “one of the nation’s preeminent litigators” and a “go to litigator for Hollywood’s elite and Corporate America;” a Sports & Entertainment Law Trailblazer by The National Law Journal; Litigator of the Week by The American Lawyer; and a Benchmark Litigation Star by Benchmark Litigation. He also has received Variety’s “Power of Law” Award and has been regularly recognized in both Variety and The Hollywood Reporter’s annual Legal Impact and Power Lawyer Reports, which recognize the nation’s leading lawyers in media and entertainment.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Entertainment & Media Litigation Group: Greenberg Traurig is recognized as having one of the most experienced and multi-disciplinary team of entertainment attorneys in the world, involved in some of the most sophisticated and cutting-edge cases in the courts today. The diversity of our client base and our industry experience provides us with an advantage when representing clients in complex litigation matters ranging from trademarks, copyrights, right of publicity, to technology, financing, distribution, and partnerships in the entertainment industry.
About Greenberg Traurig: Greenberg Traurig, LLP has more than 2650 attorneys in 44 locations in the United States, Europe, Latin America, Asia, and the Middle East. The firm is a 2022 BTI “Highly Recommended Law Firm” for superior client service and is consistently among the top firms on the Am Law Global 100 and NLJ 250. Greenberg Traurig is Mansfield Rule 5.0 Certified Plus by The Diversity Lab. The firm is recognized for powering its U.S. offices with 100% renewable energy as certified by the Center for Resource Solutions Green-e® Energy program and is a member of the U.S. EPA’s Green Power Partnership Program. The firm is known for its philanthropic giving, innovation, diversity, and pro bono. Web: www.gtlaw.com.