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Weintraub Supports 2023 Hard Hats and High Heels Gala for Habitat for Humanity

Weintraub Tobin was proud to support Habitat for Humanity’s 2023 Hard Hats and High Heels Gala. The annual event, celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, raised a record-breaking $497k to help support the work of Habitat for Humanity in addressing the affordable housing crisis in the Greater Sacramento Region.

WT Deals: Jessica Varley to Write and Direct “The Astronaut”

Weintraub Client Jess Varley (Phobias) makes her solo writing and directing debut with the sci-fi thriller The Astronaut, which begins filming in Ireland in October (under an interim SAG-AFTRA agreement). Kate Mara, Gabriel Luna, and Laurence Fishburne lead the cast.

The Astronaut is produced by Brad Fuller and Cameron Fuller (Fuller Media), alongside Eric B. Fleischman and Chris Abernathy (Wonder Company).

WT Clients: Management Firm Elevate Entertainment Launches Podcast Division

Talent and literary management firm Elevate Entertainment has created a podcast division, Highwire. The new unit will produce scripted and unscripted podcasts featuring in-house talent and unaffiliated guests. The division will launch with an initial slate of four unscripted podcasts. Details regarding its initial set of shows have not yet been released.

WT Clients: Chris Olsen and Ms Rachel Win 2023 Streamy Awards

Creators and Weintraub clients Chris Olsen and Ms Rachel were winners at the 13th Annual Streamy Awards. Chris Olsen, a social media and TikTok star, won the Short Form Category. Ms Rachel, a YouTube creator with a highly successful learning channel for toddlers, won in the Kids and Family category.

The Streamy Awards is the foremost recognition within the creator community, honoring excellence in a variety of content verticals and areas of expertise. Nominees and Winners of the Streamy Awards include individuals and organizations with global audiences making some of the most innovative and well-watched programming in the world. The live Streamy Awards broadcast is attended by creators with aggregate audiences in the hundreds of millions and is watched by millions of fans worldwide.

WT Deals: New Podcast Thriller “Possession,” written and created by Matthew Derby, Premieres on Audible

Weintraub client At Will Media launched the new thriller podcast series Possession on Audible, starring Lamorne Morris from New Girl, Ebon Moss-Bachrach from The Bear, and Kylie Bunbury from Big Sky. The series was co-written and co-created by Weintraub client Matthew Derby, and follows a pair of expecting parents as they navigate the struggles of life and marriage in a new town.

WT Clients: Treefort Media’s Podcast Series “Moriarty: The Silent Order” Reveals New Cast for Season 2

The popular podcast series Moriarty: The Silent Order, set in the Sherlock Holmes universe, has announced a lineup of new actors joining the show for its second season. Helen Mirren, Anya Chalotra, Ross McCall, and Arielle Goldman will star alongside the mystery thriller’s returning cast, which includes Dominic Monaghan as Professor James Moriarty and Phil LaMarr as Sherlock Holmes.

Daniel C. Kim Appointed to Trusts and Estates Executive Committee (TEXCOM) for California Lawyers Association

Weintraub Tobin is pleased to announce that Daniel C. Kim has been appointed to the Executive Committee of the Trusts and Estates Section of the California Lawyers Association, commonly known as TEXCOM. Comprised of 35 attorneys who volunteer their time for six-year terms, TEXCOM works towards logical development of the law in the field of trusts and estates.

Weintraub Participates in the 2023 Make-A-Wish® Poker Tournament

Weintraub Shareholder Mark Ellinghouse (seated, right) with all his chips.

On August 12th, the Northeastern & Central California and Northern Nevada Chapter of Make-A-Wish hosted its 2023 Make-A-Wish® Poker Tournament, celebrating 40 years of granting wishes for children with critical illnesses. This year’s event raised more than $135,000 to support kids in the greater Sacramento area.

Weintraub shareholder Mark Ellinghouse won the tournament, doing both good and well!

Learn more about this chapter’s work or see future events on their website here.