Barnes & Thornburg Adds Lewis Brisbois Entertainment Pro

Law360, New York (July 15, 2013, 2:36 PM EDT) -- Barnes & Thornburg LLP has hired a top entertainment lawyer from Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP to join its entertainment and music practice group in Atlanta, where the film industry is moving in fast.

Stephen Weizenecker, who also serves as the editor-in-chief of the ABA Entertainment and Sports Lawyer, told Law360 that a new tax incentive program has Atlanta primed to become the Hollywood of the South.

“We’re becoming, arguably, one of the top three areas for film and TV production,” he said. “We have a ton...
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