LOS ANGELES, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jenner & Block LLP is pleased to announce that Daniel A. Rozansky has joined the firm's nationally acclaimed Content, Media & Entertainment (CME) Practice as a litigation partner in the Los Angeles office. An accomplished entertainment attorney, Mr. Rozansky will focus on disputes in areas including entertainment finance, profit participation, partnership disputes, trade secrets, reality television, anti-SLAPP, rights of privacy and publicity and First Amendment issues.
"The firm is committed to growing our premier Content, Media & Entertainment Practice as well as our Los Angeles office with talented lawyers of the highest caliber," said Jenner & Block Managing Partner Terrence J. Truax. "Dan's experience in the area of entertainment finance disputes adds to our already strong presence in the industry and enhances our ability to provide our clients with sophisticated legal services."
Richard L. Stone, co-chair of the firm-wide CME Practice, said, "Dan has built a successful entertainment litigation practice and his entertainment finance focus adds a new level of depth to our practice."
Mr. Rozansky, who previously worked at Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP for 15 years, is recognized by Chambers USA as a top media and entertainment litigator and by Variety as one of the top 50 entertainment attorneys making a significant impact in the entertainment industry. In addition to his diverse litigation experience, Mr. Rozansky counsels a broad array of clients on developing the best strategies to avoid disputes. Mr. Rozansky also reviews television pilots, screenplays and other material in development to assist those clients in identifying potential liabilities.
"Jenner & Block's Content, Media & Entertainment Practice provides a robust and respected platform on which to provide expanded offerings to my client base, who have increasingly sophisticated needs in this area. In addition, Jenner & Block's well-known reputation for quality litigation combined with its culture and commitment to pro bono service fits well with my personal values, as well as those of my clients," Mr. Rozansky said.
"We're excited to have a lawyer of Dan's caliber join our Los Angeles office and our litigation practice," said Rick Richmond, managing partner of the Los Angeles office. "Our goal is to continue our growth in Los Angeles with additional partners like Dan who add to the depth and breadth of our practice and whose practice and values align with our culture at Jenner & Block."
This year, the firm's CME Practice won the Chambers USA "Award for Excellence" in Media & Entertainment, a prestigious honor that recognizes the industry's top law firm and shines a "spotlight on the firms and individuals that have excelled above all others in the US legal market over the period 2013-14." This is the second time in three years that the CME Practice received this high honor. The Legal 500 has twice recognized Jenner & Block's copyright practice as No. 1 in the United States and Law360 named the firm's practice as a 2013 "Practice Group of the Year: Media & Entertainment."
A graduate of the University of California-San Diego, Mr. Rozansky received his law degree from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles. He is admitted to practice in California.
ABOUT JENNER & BLOCK'S CONTENT, MEDIA & ENTERTAINMENT PRACTICE
The Content, Media & Entertainment Practice and its attorneys are widely recognized as among the best in the country. Attorneys focus in several interrelated areas including Advanced Media | Content Protection; Copyright and Entertainment Litigation; Business Litigation for Entertainment Sector Companies; IP Transactions; Copyright Policy and Counseling; Royalty and Rate-Setting Litigation; Media and First Amendment; Trademark and Unfair Competition; and Privacy and Information Governance.
ABOUT JENNER & BLOCK
Jenner & Block (www.jenner.com) is a national law firm with approximately 450 attorneys and offices in Chicago, Los Angeles, New York and Washington, D.C. Celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2014, the firm is known for its prominent and successful litigation practice and experience handling sophisticated and high-profile corporate transactions. Firm clients include Fortune 100 companies, large privately held corporations, financial services institutions, emerging companies and venture capital and private equity investors. In 2014, The American Lawyer magazine named Jenner & Block as the number one Pro Bono Law Firm, for the fifth time in seven years.
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