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Power Lawyers: THR Unveils America's Top 100 Entertainment Attorneys

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    THR's Power Lawyers Breakfast | Beverly Hills, July 18
    Bert Fields
    Greenberg Glusker

    Harvard Law school

    Why he matters: Fields, 84,
still is the dean of entertainment law, going strong after six decades. He arrives at the office in his chauffeur-driven town
car before some at his firm are awake, and he remains active in headline-making litigation. This year, he repped the Mario Puzo estate against Paramount over a literary sequel to The Godfather and appeared on behalf of The Weinstein Co. in a dispute with Scream writer Kevin Williamson.

    Key case: Don’t believe the rumors that Tom Cruise’s$50 million defamation lawsuit against the publisher of Life & Style magazine will be resolved in mediation. Says Fields: “You can’t just say he abandoned his child. Tom is going to want to push this one all the way.”

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