CeCe Cole

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

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

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 Evecutive 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.

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