Power Lawyers 2011
Jacobson always manages to be at the center of the industry's most talked-about deals. He helped director David Fincher ink a blockbuster pact with Netflix for 26 episodes of the political drama House of Cards, leading some to predict that digital outlets might soon be a viable alternative to studio financing. The avid contemporary art collector, who can be found most weekends trolling L.A. art galleries, also closed Ryan Seacrest's three-year, $60 million contract with Clear Channel, and he helped Katie Couric finalize a complex deal to launch an ABC daytime talk show that she will co-own.
OFF-DUTY "To counteract years of weight lifting and exercising, I have taken up yoga."