October 12, 2020
Glaser Weil LLP is pleased to announce that Douglas Stone has joined the Firm in its Century City office as partner and Co-Chair of the Entertainment Department. Doug represents a roster of notable entertainment clients, including Daniel Craig (“James Bond”) and Dean Devlin and his production company Electric Entertainment (“Independence Day”). A transactional attorney, he regularly represents actors, writers and directors.
“I am delighted that the talented Doug Stone is bringing his wide ranging legal and entertainment expertise to our firm,” said Partner and Co-Chair of the Entertainment Department Barbara M. Rubin.
In addition to the representation of talent clients, Mr. Stone has extensive experience working with producers, financiers, filmmakers and production companies in the independent film and television world. He has also represented numerous films for the sale of distribution rights as well as executive producing and packaging feature film projects, including the acclaimed film “Short Term 12”. “With the Firm’s reputation of successfully representing entertainment clients, Doug is a welcome addition to our transactional entertainment practice, and we're excited to have his expertise on board,” said Partner and Chair of the Litigation Group Patricia L. Glaser.
Mr. Stone was also the former president of the board of directors of the Santa Barbara Film Festival, where he served as president for multiple years. He has been named one of the “Power 100” entertainment attorneys by The Hollywood Reporter in 2007, 2008, 2011, and 2016.
“We are happy to announce that Doug is joining the Firm’s entertainment practice. Doug’s well-regarded industry experience and wealth of knowledge compliments the Firm’s dynamic team of transactional attorneys. I am pleased to welcome Doug and his specialized practice to the Firm,” said Managing Partner Peter M. Weil.
“I am thrilled to join the esteemed Firm’s roster of distinguished attorneys. As the Firm’s entertainment co-chair and former managing partner of my own boutique firm, I look forward to working with my new partners to once again build a transactional entertainment practice group, only this time within the well-respected law firm of Glaser Weil,” said Douglas Stone
Doug received a Bachelor of Science degree from the School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell University and his J.D. from the Berkeley Law, University of California, Berkeley.
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