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Adam Hime '04 is Senior Vice President, Business and Legal Affairs for Viacom Media Networks Global Entertainment Group, where he has also served as Senior Vice President and Head of West Coast Intellectual Property and Litigation. During his tenure with Viacom, Hime has been responsible for the negotiation of high-level production services, co-finance, executive producer, showrunner, talent and writer agreements, as well as oversight of production on numerous scripted and unscripted projects. Hime has also been responsible for the resolution and disposition of legal claims, and has served as lead in-house counsel for Viacom on several major litigations in state and federal court. Hime joined USC Gould School of Law as a lecturer in law in 2017, and also serves as an adjunct professor in Carnegie Mellon’s Masters in Entertainment Industry Management program. In 2009, Hime was recognized as a Rising Star in the areas of Entertainment and Intellectual Property law by Los Angeles Magazine. Prior to joining Viacom, Hime was a member of the litigation department at Irell and Manella LLP. Hime earned his JD, Order of the Coif, from USC Gould, where he received the Hon. Warren J. Ferguson Award and was an editor of the Southern California Law Review.
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Abby Wood was quoted about the standard of acceptable behavior established by the Democratic Party. “I’m struck by where the Democrats drew this line. Suppose they had drawn it somewhere between the allegations against Rep. John Conyers and those against Sen. Franken,” Wood explained. “By requesting retirement from Conyers but continuing to work with Franken, the message would have been that women should simply learn to live with some level of sexual harassment and assault. Instead, they seem to have drawn a bold line: no unwanted touching of any kind is permissible, full stop.”
“Does Colorblind Conservative Constitutionalism Have A Grassroots History?” Law and Social Inquiry.
George Lefcoe attained SSRN's designation as being in the top 10% of Authors on SSRN by all-time downloads.
Edward Kleinbard (with Kimberly Clausing) wrote an op-ed, “Trump’s Economists Say a Corporate Tax Cut will Raise Wages by $4,000. It Doesn’t Add Up: The UK Cut Corporate Rates and Wages Still Dropped," posted to Vox - The Big Idea on October 20, 2017.