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UC Berkeley School of Law
Why he matters: The introspective dealmaker ironed out a complicated pact for clients Stephen King and Steven Spielberg’s Under the Dome to head straight to series at CBS in the summer (with an Amazon streaming component to kick off four days after the network broadcast). “When you’re dealing with these guys, you’ve got a fair amount of power, so you’re not just working from a template,” says Brown, who also works with firm clients Clint Eastwood, Robert Zemeckis and Dwayne Johnson.
Big deal: Brown, who has worked at his firm since 1976, paired another set of clients — director Michael Mann and Thor hunk Chris Hemsworth — for an untitled project at Legendary.