Institute on Entertainment Law and Business

Norman Lear

October 17, 2015
USC University Park Campus

Entertainment Law and Business

Hosted by USC Gould School of Law and the Beverly Hills Bar Association, the Institute on Entertainment Law and Business has been a Los Angeles tradition for over 50 years. Join dozens of well-known speakers and nearly 750 of your professional peers to address the latest challenges facing the industry. With morning plenary sessions, four networking opportunities and afternoon breakouts that allow in-depth learning with industry leaders in an intimate setting, this is the can't-miss event for entertainment law and business leaders.

While planning is currently underway for the 2015 Institute, we can confirm Norman Lear, Creator, Writer, Producer (All in the Family, The Jeffersons, Maude) and Philanthropist, will be the Institute's keynote lunch speaker at the Ronald Tutor Campus Center. Jeffrey Cole (Director, Center for the Digital Future, USC Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism) will return again to provide his ever-popular Industry update. Other onfirmed speakers include: Joseph Barbeau (Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher), Cedar Boschan (Boschan Corp.), Todd Brabec (Author of Music Money and Success: The Insiders Guide to Making Money in the Music Business), Howard Bragman (, Fifteen Minutes Public Relations), Wendy Wen Yun Chang (Hinshaw and Culbertson), Vincent Chieffo (Greenberg Traurig), Mark Cohon (Universal Operations Risk Management), Lindsay Conner (Manatt, Phelps & Phillips), Richard Egger (Best Best & Krieger), Chris Fenton (DMG Entertainment Motion Picture Group, DMG North America), Noah Fogelson (STX Entertainment), Tanya Forsheit (BakerHostetler), Scott Garner (Morgan Lewis & Bockius), Jonah Greenberg (Creative Artists Agency), Debra Henderson (Zodiak Americas), Mark Holscher (Kirkland & Ellis), Wesley Hsu (United States Attorney's Office, C.D. Cal.), Richard Kendall (Kendall Brill & Klieger), Brian Kingman (Arthur J. Gallagher), Bianca Levin (Gang, Tyre, Ramer & Brown), Kent Liu (Rhino Entertainment), Marlo Lyons (Viacom Media Networks), Professor Seth Shapiro (USC School of Cinematic Arts), Martin Singer (Lavely & Singer), Sandra Stern (Lionsgate TV), Tess Taylor (National Association of Record Industry Professionals) and Amy Weiss (Brillstein Entertainment Partners).

To see the full program for the 2014 Institute, click here. Keep checking back for updates and programming details on the 2015 Institute as we confirm them.

Four networking opportunities will help you make the most of the current market by reconnecting with former, present, and future clients and colleagues. Continuing legal education units will be available for lawyers and accountants. Please call the USC Gould Continuing Legal Education office at (213) 821-3580 with any questions about the 2015 Institute.

Each of the last two Institutes attracted well over 700 entertainment industry professionals, with the Ins titute selling out in advance, so register early for 2015.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship of the 2015 Institute on Entertainment Law and Business includes ticketing, publicity, exhibition and other benefits, depending on the level of sponsorship chosen. Click here to learn more about sponsoring the 2015 Institute, including information about our basic sponsorship option and the sponsorship of meals, receptions, breaks and giveaways. Let us tailor your sponsorship opportunity to best serve your needs.