Charles J. Harder of Wolf, Rifkin, Shapiro, Schulman & Rabkin, LLP Included in The Hollywood Reporter's Top 100 Power Lawyers List of 2012

Jul 19, 2012, 18:48 ET from Wolf, Rifkin, Shapiro, Schulman & Rabkin, LLP

LOS ANGELES, July 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Charles J. Harder of Wolf, Rifkin, Shapiro, Schulman & Rabkin (WRSS&R), LLP has been featured in The Hollywood Reporter's 6th annual list of the Top 100 Power Lawyers.  The list, published July 18, 2012, features the nation's most influential entertainment attorneys of the year.  Harder's success as an entertainment and business litigator for WRSS&R has made him as an ideal choice for the coveted list.


The Hollywood Reporter explains: "Harder often reps celebrities when their names and likenesses are being used to sell products they haven't agreed to endorse. He recently sued on behalf of George Clooney and Julia Roberts against a home entertainment system company and brought a claim for Sandra Bullock against a watchmaker…. He [also] sued a furniture company for Clint Eastwood that was selling two lines called 'Clint' and 'Eastwood.'"

In addition, Mr. Harder is Editor and contributing author of Entertainment Litigation, published by Oxford University Press, July 2011.  His expertise in all areas of entertainment law has made him one of Hollywood's most notable attorneys.

"For the past six years, the Power 100 list has featured attorneys who are widely-respected throughout the entertainment industries," says Harder.  "It's an honor to be included."

As a partner of the litigation department at Wolf, Rifkin, Shapiro, Schulman & Rabkin, LLP, Harder has handled entertainment and intellectual property litigation for the firm's clients in matters of motion pictures, television, music, internet, video games, and more.

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