C. Chase Turner

Chase Turner is a transactional attorney in the firm’s entertainment practice group. He has experience working with a broad array of entertainment matters, and counseling clients on development, production, and financing matters in film, television and digital media industries. Prior to joining the firm, Chase was an associate at Ramo Law PC, where he served

Daniel Sheerin

Daniel Sheerin is a transactional entertainment attorney in the firm’s Beverly Hills office. Daniel’s practice centers on the development, production and distribution of television and film in all of their evolving forms. He drafts and negotiates agreements for rights acquisitions, talent (writers, directors, producers, showrunners), production services and distribution, counseling clients on transactions with Netflix,

Scott W. Resnick

Scott W. Resnick is a transactional attorney in the firm’s Digital Media & Technology group, representing a variety of clients in the digital media, emerging technology, advertising, and podcasting industries. Scott works hand-in-hand with clients to negotiate and draft advertising and marketing services agreements, sponsorship and promotion agreements, branded entertainment agreements, podcast distribution and production

Caitlin S. DiMotta

Caitlin S. DiMotta began her career as an entertainment and business lawyer in 2006. She passionately represents the interests of artists, writers, personalities and creators. She has worked with clients on matters including the acquisition and licensing of media properties; option, development, and publishing agreements in the television, literary, comic book/graphic novel and motion picture

Sarah C. Odenkirk

Sarah Conley Odenkirk is a partner at Cowan, DeBaets, Abrahams & Sheppard, LLP, where she co-heads the Art Law practice group.  She is based in the firm’s Beverly Hills office where she has a core practice in fine art and emerging technologies, and advises clients on matters pertaining to navigating the art market, business transactions, intellectual

J. Stephen Sheppard

Steve Sheppard, retired, is a Founding Partner of Cowan, DeBaets, Abrahams & Sheppard LLP, and was a leading transactional attorney with over fifty years of experience representing a broad range of individuals and companies in the publishing, digital, motion picture, television and other entertainment industries. His clients included award-winning film directors, leading journalists, network news

Benjamin Jaffe

Benjamin Jaffe is a Partner and Chair of the Digital Media & Technology practice group at CDAS. Ben handles cutting-edge transactions across a broad range of digital media, emerging content, and entertainment projects with a particular focus in podcasting, music tech, advertising/strategic brand partnerships, digital video content, and blockchain-based content distribution. Ben’s clients frequently engage

Douglas P. Jacobs

With over 40 years of experience as a negotiator and litigator, beginning in private practice, then with the Securities and Exchange Commission, for the last 35 years, Doug Jacobs has specialized in media and entertainment law and litigation.  Prior to joining CDAS, Doug served as Executive Vice President and General Counsel of A&E Networks, where, as a member

Robert J. Epstein

Robert Epstein represents a diverse clientele in the entertainment field. Clients include recording artists, songwriters, performers and producers, as well as corporate entities such as media companies and music publishers. Bob has lectured at New York University, University of Southern California and the School of Visual Arts in New York City.

Andrea F. Cannistraci

Andrea F. Cannistraci is a transactional attorney with many years of experience in the motion picture, television and digital media industries. She has provided counsel to cutting-edge feature and documentary filmmakers, award-winning producers, major studios, leading cable networks, independent production companies, “new media” and web-based businesses as well as various not-for-profit organizations. Andrea has expertise in