Shaun Gordon

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Experience

Shaun is a shareholder in the Firm’s entertainment practice group.

Before joining the firm, Shaun was a senior director in business affairs at Awesomeness, where he negotiated and managed deals across all verticals, focusing on feature films, series, short-form digital projects, and brand partnerships.

Shaun received his J.D. from the USC Gould School of Law. Shaun spent his summers working for a talent agency in business affairs and a boutique entertainment law firm during law school. Shaun received his B.S. from the USC Marshall School of Business, where he was selected for and participated in the Global Leadership Program.

Outside of the office, Shaun enjoys traveling and playing soccer.

Awards

Variety Magazine’s Legal Impact Report, 2021

J.D., University of Southern California Gould School of Law

B.S., University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business

WT Deals: Story Mill Media Launches Podcast with ‘Supernatural’ Stars Richard Speight Jr. and Rob Benedict

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Four Weintraub Attorneys Named to Variety’s 2021 Legal Impact Report

Weintraub Tobin is pleased to announce that Jessica Marlow, Wayne Kazan, Shaun Gordon, and Jamie Lincenberg have been named to Variety’s 2021 Legal Impact Report. Variety spotlights the world’s top lawyers in entertainment and media in the annual Report,

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Shaun Gordon Joins Weintraub

Shaun Gordon joins the firm as an associate in the Entertainment Group. Prior to joining Weintraub, Shaun was a senior director in business affairs at Awesomeness, where he negotiated and managed deals across all verticals with a focus on feature films,

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