Power Lawyers 2011
Hergott is a bit more nostalgic than most Harry Potter fans about the final film, considering client David Heyman produced all eight movies and another client, David Yates, directed four of them. "That's a big valedictory thing for me," Hergott says. His A-list movie stars include Brad Pitt (producer and star of Paramount's big-budget World War Z), Russell Crowe (who will play Superman's father in Warners' reboot) and Jake Gyllenhaal (star of the upcoming thriller End of Watch). He did Adam Shankman's deal to direct the musical comedy Rock of Ages, and client Alan Ball is red hot with HBO's True Blood and other projects.
OFF-DUTY A contemporary art collector, Hergott hit the Venice Biennale this year and acquired a painting by German artist Kai Althoff.