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Practicing Entertainment Law in New York NYC

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Thursday, June 05, 2014
9:00 AM - 4:20 PM Eastern Daylight Time


8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.             Registration/Continental Breakfast

9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.          Entertainment Lawyers, Careers and Scope of Work 
What does it take to have a successful and fulfilling career in the entertainment law field? Several individuals with law degrees discuss their  widely diverse career paths and day to day duties and activities.
Panel Members
             Brian Gottlock, Vice President, AMC Networks
            Cheryl Davis, Partner, Menaker and Herrmann, P.C.
            Susan Myerberg   Theater Manager, Producer, Counsel; Business and Legal Affairs
            Olivier Sultan, Esq.  Theatrical Agent, CAA  
             Ethan Bordman, Principal, Ethan Y. Bordman PLLC
10:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.            Refreshment Break

10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.           Entertainment Law- Contract Basics  
            Panel Members
            Pamela Jones, Principal, Law Offices of Pamela Jones (Television)
            F. Robert Stein, Of Counsel, Pryor Cashman LLP. (Literary)
            Paul Sommerstein, Principal, Paul Sommerstein Attorney-At Law (Music)
            Evan Krauss, Esq., Gray, Krauss, Stratford, DesRochers LLP (Film)
            Rosemarie Tully, Principal, Rosemarie Tully, P.C.
11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.              Legal and Business Issues in New York State Film & Television Production
              Panel Members:
              Marc Jacobson, Principal, Marc Jacobson, P.C.
              Victoria S. Cook, Partner, Frankfurt , Kurnit, Klein & Selz, P.C.
              W. Wilder Knight II, Of Counsel, Pryor Cashman LLP
               Randal D. Coburn, Senior Vice President, Economic Incentives, Empire State Development
             Robert L. Seigel, Law Office of Robert L. Siegal 
                 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.         Lunch (On Your Own)

2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.                Crowd-Funding: Stories From the Front

        What are the legal issues regarding financing entertainment projects via
        crowd funding and stories of actual experiences
           Panel Members
          Stephen M. Goodman, Partner, Pryor Cashman LLP 
          Emily White, Whitesmith Entertainment
          Michael Wheeler, Counsel, Di Santo Bruno LLP
          Stephen Rodner, Senior Counsel, Pryor Cashman LLP           
3:15 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.   Refreshment Break

3:30 p.m. – 4:20 p.m. Entertainment Industry and Legal Ethics 
          Panel Members
          Lisa E. Davis, Partner, Frankfurt, Kurnit Klein + Selz, P.C
          Marc Simon, Partner,Cowan DeBaets Abrahams & Sheppard LLP.

          Diane Krausz, Esq.
4:20 p.m.          Adjournment
Registration: 8:30 a.m. Program: 9:00 a.m. - 4:20 p.m.
This course has been approved for all attorneys, including those who are newly admitted (less than twenty-four months). Newly admitted attorneys must attend the program in person to receive New York MCLE credit.
Wyndham New Yorker Hotel
481 Eighth Avenue @ 34th Street
New York, NY 10001
Online Registration has closed, to register please contact the State Bar Service Center at 1-800-582-2452