Law360 Recognizes CDAS LLP As Top Firm For Minority Equity Partners

Cowan, DeBaets, Abrahams & Sheppard LLP has been named to Law360’s annual list of the “Best Law Firms for Minority Equity Partners” for 2019.  CDAS placed ninth among similarly sized firms for having an above the average percentage of equity partners of color for their size. For the rankings, Law360 grouped firms based on their

Scott J. Sholder Named a 2018 Law360 Rising Star for Media and Entertainment

Cowan DeBaets, Abrahams and Sheppard LLP attorney Scott J. Sholder has been named a Law360 Rising Star. A Partner at the firm, Mr. Sholder is among one of 168 attorneys included in the full list and one of only 4 attorneys recognized for their dedicated work in the practice area of Media and Entertainment. Law360’s

Benjamin Jaffe named an “Up Next” Honoree in Variety’s 2017 Dealmakers Report

Cowan, DeBaets, Abrahams & Sheppard LLP (CDAS) associate Benjamin Jaffe was named an “Up Next” honoree in Variety’s “2017 Dealmakers Report.” The highly anticipated feature, published on December 5th, profiled the people behind the most important entertainment industry deals of the past 12 months – executives, lawyers, financiers, entrepreneurs and others from all sectors of

Eleanor M. Lackman Named to Variety’s 2016 “Hollywood’s New Leaders” List

Eleanor M. Lackman, partner and co-head of Cowan, DeBaets, Abrahams and Sheppard’s Litigation Practice has been named one of “Hollywood‘s New Leaders” in Law and Finance by Variety. Eleanor’s profile highlights her work as go-to outside IP counsel for digital media clients on copyright, trademark, endorsement, and other related issues in addition to defending high-profile

Partner Susan H. Bodine Named to Variety’s “2016 Power of Women L.A. Impact Report”

Susan H. Bodine, partner and co-head of Cowan, DeBaets, Abrahams and Sheppard’s Entertainment Practice is featured in Variety’s “2016 Power of Women L.A. Impact Report.” Susan is recognized for her work representing both individuals — with clients including James Schamus and Jose Padilha — and companies — such as Amazon Studios and A&E Television Networks. The “Power of

14 CDAS Attorneys Make Super Lawyers, Rising Stars, Top 50 Women and Top 100 Lists

Fourteen Cowan, DeBaets, Abrahams & Sheppard attorneys were selected for inclusion in the 2016 edition of New York Metro Super Lawyers. Spanning various practice areas, Super Lawyers recognizes the top lawyers in the New York Metro area via a patented multiphase selection process involving peer nomination, independent research and peer evaluation. Each year, less than

CDAS Brings in Lindsay W. Bowen to Expand its Copyright, Entertainment and Litigation Practice

Cowan, DeBaets, Abrahams & Sheppard LLP (CDAS) is expanding its litigation, entertainment, and intellectual property practice with the strategic hire of litigator and entertainment attorney Lindsay W. Bowen, who has joined the firm as a partner. Lindsay’s practice focuses on the interplay between creativity and technology.  He represents individuals and companies, from household names to

Cowan, DeBaets, Abrahams & Sheppard LLP is Pleased to Announce that Scott J. Sholder has Become a Partner of the Firm

Cowan, DeBaets, Abrahams & Sheppard LLP is pleased to announce that Scott J. Sholder has become a Partner of the Firm Scott J. Sholder is a partner in the firm’s Litigation Group. Scott represents individuals and companies in the entertainment, traditional and digital media, sports, and consumer products industries. His practice focuses on matters involving