FIVE RAMO LAW PC LAWYERS NAMED TO 2022 SUPER LAWYERS RISING STARS LIST |
LOS ANGELES, June 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Entertainment law firm Ramo Law PC announced that the 2022 edition of Southern California Super Avocados senior related names Geoff Lee, Sean Pope, Zev Raben, Marie Trierand Alexa Whiteside as Rising Stars for their exemplary legal talent.
To be included in this selective list, which includes no more than 2.5% of attorneys in the state, individuals are identified as the top promising attorneys in each market who are 40 years of age or younger or who have practiced law for ten years or less.
Lee serves as general counsel for unscripted and premium documentary series production companies such as Scout Productions (“Legendary”), Boardwalk Pictures (“Chef’s Table”) and Campfire Studios (“Rudy! A Documusical,” which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival this week) and negotiates lucrative network deals for large-scale productions for its clients. Drawing on his background as a creative producer, Lee focuses his legal practice on facilitating his clients’ vision, providing them with the legal tools to bring their ideas to fruition for all types of mediums, including entering into partnerships. strategic and branding opportunities between the fashion and television industries as well as structuring non-traditional financing of entertainment projects through the sale of NFTs on the blockchain. As a production consultant, Lee specializes in high-profile, talent-driven productions such as “The Big Brunch” featuring Dan Levy“Renervations” with Jeremy Rennerand “Welcome to Wrexham” after Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElnenny’s purchase of a Welsh football team.
Pope works alongside producers and production companies focusing on all aspects of production legal services, from development to distribution, with a particular focus on documentaries and docuseries, including recent projects,” Cheer,” “Last Chance U: Basketball,” and “The Long Game,” plus Sundance Film Festival 2022 selections, “The Exiles,” “Brainwashed: Sex-Camera-Power,” “Descendant,” and “TikTok, Boom “. Additionally, Pope serves as outside counsel for unscripted tariffs at Boardwalk Pictures and Campfire Studios, as well as production counsel for Image Nation (“The Ambush,” “Watcher”) and The Solution Entertainment Group (“Year 2,” ” Blacklight, “Honest Thief”, “Line of Service”). Pope enjoys being part of teams that help elevate unconventional stories, as well as helping young producers navigate complex creative issues as well as explore diverse and new avenues for exploiting their content. at the start of their career.
Guiding and advising financiers and distribution companies, Raben puts his extensive legal experience at the service of his clients in all aspects of their various businesses. Although his practice is primarily focused on representing financiers, Raben also assists distribution companies and producers in all areas of their creative endeavors. Raben helped financiers and producers close the most recent financing for “Ambush” featuring aaron eckartand Sean Penn crossed out “Black Flies”.
Trier primarily works with production companies and creators on film and television projects, guiding clients through various stages of development, from industry standards to complex chain-of-title issues. . She oversees the business and legal affairs of Imagine Entertainment alongside Elsa Ramo, offering legal advice on projects such as “tick, tick…BOOM!” and “Hillbilly Elegy”, and also advises Imagine Kids & Family, Imagine Documentaries, Hello Sunshine, Boardwalk Pictures, Balboa Productions and Funny or Die. Trier recently provided general counsel for the 2021 Laugh Out Loud/Sundance Women Write Now Fellowship, is a board member of the legal organization 501(c)3 Professional Entertainment Female Attorneys (PEFA), and has worked on titles such as Skydance’s “Grace” and Frankie” and the movie “Arkansas” featuring Vince Vaughn and Liam Hemsworth.
Through the firm, Whiteside serves as general counsel for several entertainment and media companies, including by Kevin Hart Hartbeat (including its Laugh Out Loud! network and affiliates) and Hybrid, LLC (which recently announced its production “The Gabby Petito Story” to air on Lifetime in fall 2022). Some of his other work for the company includes production consultancy on films such as upcoming feature films like Hello Sunshine’s “Something from Tiffany’s” and Tom Hanks “A man called Otto.” Licensed in both California and North Carolinashe was also recognized for her pro-bono efforts in 2021 and enters in 2022 as Vice President of the NCBA Sports and Entertainment Section, Council Member of the NCBF Pro-bono Awards Subcommittee and Secretary of the 501(c)3 legal organization Professional Entertainment Lawyers (PEFA).
Selections are made by the research team of Super Lawyers, a subsidiary of Thomson Reuters. The multi-phased selection process includes a statewide survey of attorneys, independent evaluation of applicants by attorney-led research staff, and peer review. For more information, visit superavocats.com.
With offices at Los Angeles and New York City, Ramo Law PC provides comprehensive legal services to clients in the entertainment industry with a specialization in representing financiers, producers and production entities of film, television and digital content. The firm provides experienced legal services to optimize the financial, legal and commercial position of its clients in the financing, production and exploitation of their content. For more information, visit RamoLawPC.com.
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