Power Lawyers: THR Unveils America's Top 100 Entertainment Attorneys
UCLA School of Law
Why he matters: Presiding over perhaps the most profitable law firm in Hollywood, Ziffren reserves his personal attention for the most challenging deals. The part-time UCLA law professor (and wine expert) is representing Intel in its negotiations with programmers to create a content-delivery system.
Big deal: Ziffren repped Peanuts owner the Charles M. Schulz estate and Iconix in a complex negotiation that will bring a 3D Charlie Brown to the big screen in 2015 via Fox. Says Ziffren, "Given the iconic and personal nature of the Peanuts characters, we were able to secure extraordinary protection of creative rights for the owners."Click here to read THR's complete Power Lawyers list.