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    Alan Hergott
    Alan Hergott
    Bloom Hergott Diemer Rosenthal LaViolette Feldman Schenkman & Goodman

    Northwestern University School of Law

    Why he matters: Hergott’s A-list actor roster includes Brad Pitt — look for Hergott at the London premiere of World War Z Russell Crowe and Jake Gyllenhaal. The avid art collector got Neil Patrick Harris a big raise for the final season of How I Met Your Mother, and he repped producer Kathleen Kennedy 
in her ascent to president of Lucasfilm when Disney bought the company.

    Big deal: Hergott has repped writer-director Shane Black for nearly 30 up-and-down years (since before he sold the spec script for Lethal Weapon), so Iron Man 3’s $1 billion-plus gross is especially significant. “This sort of thing doesn’t happen very often,” he notes. “It’s humbling.”

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