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Power Lawyers 2011

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    Litigation
    Larry Stein
    Larry Stein
    Liner Grode Stein Yankelevitz Sunshine Regenstreif & Taylor

    Long one of Hollywood's go-to talent-side litigators, Stein is tough enough to challenge Harvey Weinstein on behalf of client Michael Moore, who claims he's owed millions in profits from Fahrenheit 911. He's also knee-deep in client Tokyo Broadcasting System's potentially precedent-setting lawsuit against ABC claiming that the hit obstacle-course competition Wipeout was stolen from several Japanese shows. "Reality formats, if they are sufficiently developed, are protectable," Stein says. That theory will be tested in a key summary judgment hearing this summer.

    OFF-DUTY A volleyball player, the intense family man also plays tennis with his grown son once a week.

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