CeCe Cole is an associate in the Litigation and Trademark practice groups. CeCe has represented clients in copyright, trademark, and commercial litigation matters in both federal and state courts and regularly counsels clients on copyright and trademark matters, including copyright enforcement and trademark review and clearance. CeCe graduated from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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,
Jason K. Berger
Jason K. Berger is a Partner and Co-Chair of CDAS’s Corporate Practice Group. Mr. Berger has over two decades of experience representing clients on complex corporate legal matters and transactions, including, mergers, acquisitions and dispositions, equity and debt financings, partnerships, joint ventures and licensing deals. Mr. Berger represents companies, private equity funds, venture capital funds,
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
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
Joshua B. Sessler
Joshua Sessler’s practice is at the intersection of digital media, entertainment and technology. Co-Chair of the firm’s Digital Media & Technology group, Josh has almost 20 years of experience advising entrepreneurs, investors, content owners and companies in the full range of corporate, intellectual property and internet technology legal matters. He represents a broad range of
Ellis B. Levine
Ellis Levine is a widely-known and highly-respected attorney for the book publishing industry. A former Vice President and General Counsel for Random House, Inc., he primarily represents book publishers and authors in matters involving contracts, legal readings of manuscripts and copyright issues.
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
Alex Gigante is a leading publishing attorney with over forty years of experience who advises individual and corporate clients in a wide range of litigation, publishing, media, online and intellectual property matters. He also possesses significant expertise in antitrust and contract law, Sarbanes-Oxley, employment issues, and acquisitions of businesses and assets.
Jean Albertis a partner whose transactional practice focuses on general corporate and regulatory compliance, international criminal law, intellectual property, financing, technology, securities, data privacy, data security and international law. He regularly advises companies, governments and NGOs on transactions that involve international legal issues. He has experience in over 90 countries assisting clients in international joint