About USC Gould
USC Gould is a top-ranked law school with a 120-year history and reputation for academic excellence. We are located on the beautiful 228-acre USC University Park Campus, just south of downtown Los Angeles.
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Last Updated: February 9, 2021
Adam Hime is senior vice president of business affairs and associate general counsel at Endeavor Content, where he leads the scripted television business and legal affairs and is responsible for the negotiation of studio license agreements, as well as rights acquisition, writer, producer, director and talent agreements.
Prior to joining Endeavor Content, Hime spent over 11 years at Viacom Media Networks, serving in a variety of business and legal capacities on more than 100 projects including numerous shows on MTV and Comedy Central. He also previously led the west coast litigation and intellectual property department for Viacom Media Networks.
Hime began his legal career in the litigation department at Irell and Manella LLP, specializing in media and entertainment. He joined USC Gould School of Law as a lecturer in law in 2017, and also serves as an adjunct professor of television and digital media, business and legal affairs, and intellectual property at Carnegie Mellon.
Hime earned his JD, Order of the Coif, in 2004 from the USC Gould School of Law, where he received the Hon. Warren J. Ferguson Award and was an editor of the Southern California Law Review.
In 2009, Hime was recognized as a Rising Star in the areas of entertainment and intellectual property law by Los Angeles Magazine.
FACULTY IN THE NEWS
Jonathan Barnett wrote an op-ed piece, based on his forthcoming paper to be published in the University of Chicago Business Law Review, about antitrust regulations and the effects it has on merger review processes. "This inquiry raises serious concerns that legislators and regulators have embarked on a course of action that has an insufficient factual foundation in the digital markets on which competition policymakers have focused," Barnett wrote.
"Killer Acquisitions Reexamined: Economic Hyperbole in the Age of Populist Antitrust," University of Chicago Business Law Review.
Robin Craig's article, "The Regulatory Shifting Baseline Syndrome: Vaccines, Generational Amnesia, and the Shifting Perception of Risk in Public Law Regimes," 21 Yale Journal of Health Policy, Law, and Ethics 1-60 (July 2022), was featured in The Regulatory Review on August 31, 2023.
"The Paradox of Taxing the Rich," Florida Tax Review (Forthcoming, Fall 2023).