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If you are interested in entertainment law, you won’t want to miss the


Date:  Saturday, February 25, 2012
Sponsored by:  Law School Career Advisors of Southern California
Hosted by:  Southwestern Law School

Note:  This is a panel discussion and not considered a job fair.  Representatives typically do not collect resumes from law school. 


8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.                  
Building Lobby  Check-in and Registration                         

8:00 a.m. – 12:50 p.m.       
W 3rd Floor          Refreshments – Chat/Network

9:00 a.m. – 9:50 a.m.             
W311                   Entertainment Law in the Law Firm Setting
                                  Caroline Bussin, Keats McFarland & Wilson                      
                                  Jovan Johnson, Johnson & Moo      
                                  Kathy Jorrie, Luce Forward 
                                 James Nguyen, Davis Wright Tremaine

 W329                   Lawyers in the Music Industry
                                   Zeina Hamzeh, Warner/Chappell Music
                                   David Helfant, Law Offices of David Helfant
                                   Bradley Shenfeld, Lapidus, Root, Franklin & Sacharow
                                   Heidy Vaquerano, LaPolt Law

10:00 a.m. – 10:50 a.m.                                          
W311                   Internet / New Media Law
                                Christian Dowell, Yahoo!, Inc.
                                Mark Friedlander,  Screen Actors Guild
                                Shane Kao, Paramount Pictures                                               

W329                   Guilds: The Intersection of Entertainment &   Labor  Law                              
                              David Besbris, American Federation of TV & Radio Artists
                              David Gregoire, Screen Actors Guild          
                              Heather Pearson, Writers Guild of America

 11:00 a.m. – 11:50 a.m.
W311                   Lawyers in the Television & Cable Industries
                                Sally Avitsian, NBCUniversal
                                Emma Brackett, GlobeCast World TV America
                                Noah Solomon, BBC Worldwide Television

 W329                   Intellectual Property in the Entertainment Law Realm
                               Cheryl Hodgson, Hodgson Law Group
                               Neil Ollivierra, Lionsgate Entertainment
                               Stephen Strauss, Fulwider Patton                                          

12:00 p.m. – 12:50 p.m.
W311                   Lawyers in the Motion Picture Industry
                                Marcia Daley, DreamWorks Studios
                                Steven Kaplan, Entertainment Law Group
                                Mike Pascua, IMAX Corporation
                                Lauren Wilson, IM Global

 W329                       Sports Law
                                  Mark Bloom, Fusion Sports Management
                                  Leanna Einbinder, Fox Cable Networks
                                  Warren Leonard, Los Angeles Dodgers
                                  Katie Rodin, Anaheim Ducks & Honda Center
                                  Brian Yates, Jeffer, Mangels, Butler & Mitchell

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