June 7 2022
Weintraub Tobin is pleased to announce that attorneys Tara Sattler, Shaun Gordon, and Jamie Lincenberg have been selected to the 2022 Southern California Rising Star list. This list, compiled by Super Lawyers®, recognizes attorneys who are 40 or younger or have been in practice less than 10 years. Each year only about 2.5 percent of California attorneys are chosen for this honor.
June 6 2022
The Broadway productions of “American Buffalo” and “The Minutes” written by Weintraub clients David Mamet and Tracy Letts have been nominated for Tony Awards.
May 9 2022
Weintraub is pleased to have Michelle Yegiyants as an associate in the Firm’s Entertainment & Media practice group. She helps clients navigate the legal waters of the entertainment industry, including film and television production, digital media, and music.
May 3 2022
Weintraub Client Hollywood Gang Productions is set to co-produce a docuseries about the world-renowned chef Nobu Matsuhisa.
The four-part docuseries titled “Nobu” will showcase the chef’s rise to fame and his unlikely path to success. AGC Television, Hollywood Gang, and Altimeter will co-produce, and the series will be directed by Matt Tyrnauer. Gianni Nunnari of Hollywood Gang is an executive producer, along with Tyrnauer, Corey Reeser (Altimeter), Stuart Ford, Lourdes Diaz, and BJ Levin of AGC.
April 22 2022
A popular podcast by Weintraub client Sonoro Media will be adapted into a film for Paramount+.
The podcast, titled Toxicomania tells the story of a Mexican doctor who led a revolution during the 1940’s to legalize drug use in the country. It is a fictional story based on real-life events.
April 12 2022
The animated adaptation of ND Stevenson’s bestselling graphic novel Nimona has been picked up by Netflix and Annapurna Pictures.
The film was originally under production and set to release this year from Blue Sky Studios, a division of then 20th Century Fox. The film was canceled, however, after Fox was acquired by Disney and Blue Sky Studios shut down in 2021. Netflix has partnered with Annapurna Pictures to continue production on the film and plans to release it in 2023.
February 14 2022
Guy Raz, host of the NPR show How I Built This, with Guy Raz, has struck an exclusive licensing and ad deal with Amazon Music and Wondery. The three-year contract is the first of its kind to be reached between the three companies.
January 21 2022
Weintraub client Story Mill Media is launching a podcast with Supernatural stars Richard Speight Jr. and Rob Benedict. The podcast – Supernatural Then and Now – will provide listeners with an inside perspective of the hit drama TV show.
January 18 2022
Weintraub client Steven Hein has launched a new podcast company called Story Mill Media. The company completed a pre-seed round of financing to fund several original podcasts with help from Weintraub’s Justin Borrowdale.