Partner Susan H. Bodine Named to Variety’s “2018 Power of Women N.Y. Impact Report”


usan Bodine, Partner and Co-Head of Cowan, DeBaets, Abrahams and Sheppard LLP’s (CDAS) Entertainment Practice is featured in Variety’s2018 Power of Women New York Impact List.”

Sue is recognized in the feature for helping talented artists and business people achieve creative and professional goals. Recent deals include Netflix series for two clients — Mary Harron’s “Alias Grace” and Jose Padilha’s “The Mechanism” — and the 4K restoration/relaunch of Kevin Rafferty’s noted 1982 documentary “The Atomic Café.” She also struck a financing deal between Blumhouse Films and China’s Meridian Films.

Sue, who has worked alongside powerful men throughout her career, also shares her thoughts on the #MeToo movement, saying “sexual harassment and discrimination take many forms, and I think the #MeToo movement makes it easier to discuss these things, in all their complexity, between all women — and definitely in mentoring young women.”

The “Power of Women New York Impact Report” profiles women — creative talent, entrepreneurs, agents, lawyers, managers, producers, and executives working at studios, networks, in the music and theater industries, and digital media — who have created new initiatives, sealed game-changing deals, or reached an apex in their professional lives that have moved the needle in their business. To read more and view  the complete list, click here.

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April 18, 2018