WT Deals: Toast News Network Picked Up by Dear Media

Podcast network Toast News Network, which includes the popular podcast The Morning Toast, will be added to the lineup of shows under Dear Media.

The network, founded by WT clients Claudia and Jackie Oshry, features original shows and podcasts from actors and influencers, such as Josh Peck, Lauren Elizabeth, and Shannon Ford. Dear Media will also be making an investment in the Oshry sisters’ cocktail brand, Spritz Society.

Weintraub Tobin helped to broker the deal, along with WME. Claudia and Jackie Oshry are represented by Weintraub shareholder Jessica Marlow.

Read more details about the deal here on IMDb.

Weintraub Tobin Welcomes Susan Roberts

Weintraub Tobin is pleased to welcome Susan Roberts as an associate in the Firm’s Entertainment and Media practice group, where she focuses on digital media, entertainment, defamation, privacy, and intellectual property.

WT Wins: Shauna Correia and Katie Collins Secure Dismissal with Prejudice of a Wage and Hour Class Action

On September 21, 2022, Shauna Correia and Katie Collins secured a dismissal with prejudice in Sacramento Superior Court of a wage and hour class action that had been brought against our client by former employees. The plaintiffs’ counsel agreed to dismiss with prejudice in exchange for a waiver of costs after Shauna and Katie filed a summary judgment motion asserting lack of standing, waiver, and estoppel. 

WT Deals: Orbit Media Partners with Podcast Company Sonoro to Create Imprint and Series of Podcast Documentaries

Weintraub clients Orbit Media and Sonoro have teamed up to create a series of three investigative podcast documentaries which will be produced under a new audio imprint. The podcasts, which will be released first in Spanish and then translated into other languages including English, are set to shed light on compelling and often overlooked stories throughout the world, positioning them for a fast-growing global entertainment audience.

The partnership aims to create these stories as podcasts first, with plans to expand into television and film properties.

Benjamin J. Lewis Joins Weintraub Tobin

Weintraub Tobin is pleased to welcome Benjamin J. Lewis as an Associate in the Firm’s Litigation practice group, where he focuses his practice on education, employment, and non-profit/religious entity litigation.

Sacramento Business Journal: New Additions Grow Weintraub Tobin’s Real Estate Practice Group

In an August 26, 2022, article for the Sacramento Business Journal,  Ben van der Meer writes about Weintraub Tobin’s recent additions to its real estate practice group.

Weintraub shareholder and practice group leader, Shawn Kent, says attorneys Alison Geddes and Dave Creeggan joined the team during one of the busiest real estate markets the Firm has ever experienced.