Media & Entertainment MVP: Katten's Joel R. Weiner

By Bill Donahue (December 13, 2015, 2:26 AM EST) -- Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP partner Joel R. Weiner has defeated lawsuits against Seth MacFarlane, NBCUniversal, Eddie Murphy and many other major Hollywood clients, landing him a spot on Law360's list of Media & Entertainment MVPs.


Katten Muchin Weiner, who's been with Katten since 1990, is something of a Hollywood defense specialist — the guy studios and artists call to win quick, pleading-stage dismissals of lawsuits that are claiming liability related to big movies or shows.

Perhaps nothing illustrates that better than his work on behalf of Seth MacFarlane, Universal Pictures and others behind "Ted," the 2012...

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