Power Lawyers: THR Unveils America's Top 100 Entertainment Attorneys
Harvard Law School
Why he matters: A top dealmaker for TV creators (Justified's Graham Yost; Once Upon a Time's Eddy Kitsis and Adam Horowitz; the prolific Bill Lawrence), Levine handled the complex negotiation for How I Met Your Mother creators Carter Bays and Craig Thomas to make a ninth and final season for CBS and 20th TV. He also reps several sports broadcasters, including ESPN's Tony Kornheiser and Michael Wilbon.
Big deal: Levine client Zach Galifianakis has gone from stand-up comic to a $15 million payday for The Hangover Part III.Click here to read THR's complete Power Lawyers list.