NEW YORK – March 31, 2020 –Shareholders Daniel H. Black, Jay L. Cooper, Jess L. Rosen, and Bobby Rosenbloum of the global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, are featured in The Hollywood Reporter (THR) magazine’s 14th annual "Power Lawyers" issue. Black and Rosenbloum were named “Power Lawyers” in the 2020 Top 100 list and Rosen was selected as one of 10 Top Music Dealmakers. Cooper was recognized among THR's "Legal Legends."
Black, vice chairman of the firm’s global Entertainment & Media Practice and chairman of the West Coast Entertainment & Media Practice, has wide-ranging experience in the television, motion picture, and digital media arenas, having practiced law both in major studio and law firm settings. He has served as lead counsel on transactions with the major motion picture studios and television networks, in addition to major internet content producing, licensing, and advertising entities. Black's clients include production and distribution, internet, video game, and augmented reality companies as well as advertising agencies, showrunners, and producers, along with on-air television and sports personalities.
Cooper is the founder of the Los Angeles Entertainment Practice and focuses his practice on the music industry, motion picture, television, internet, multimedia, and intellectual property issues. He represents individuals and companies on intellectual property matters and contract negotiations, including recording and publishing agreements for individual artists and composers; actor, director, producer, and writer agreements in film and television; executive employment agreements; complex acquisitions and sales of entertainment catalogs; production agreements on behalf of music, television, and motion picture companies; and all entertainment issues relative to the internet and digital services.
Rosen, co-chairman of the Atlanta Entertainment & 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 represents, advises, and counsels numerous songwriters, producers, recording artists, actors, writers, and executives in all aspects of their entertainment careers. As a professional jazz guitarist, Rosen has a unique perspective and understanding of both the creative and business issues faced by talent today.
Rosenbloum, chairman of the firm's Global Entertainment & Media Practice, is one of the leading attorneys globally in the field of digital media, entertainment, and technology. He represents dozens of leading technology companies and digital service providers that negotiate licensing deals with entertainment content owners. Rosenbloum has developed a wide-ranging legal practice, counseling more than 200 businesses, including Fortune 500 companies and prominent startups on their global digital media strategies. He is widely considered one of the primary architects of the modern digital music business.
According to its website, THR’s “Power Lawyers” list features the top attorneys behind the year’s biggest and most significant deals. In a rigorous selection process, THR conducts extensive research to identify the most influential attorneys in the areas of corporate dealmaking, litigation, talent dealmaking, technology/convergence, and music, in addition to considering each attorney’s reputation within the entertainment legal community.
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 approximately 2200 attorneys in 41 locations in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, diversity, and innovation, and is consistently among the largest firms in the U.S. on the Law360 400 and among the Top 20 on the Am Law Global 100. Web: http://www.gtlaw.com Twitter: @GT_Law.