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Next Gen 2010: Hollywood's Young Guns

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    Lev Ginsburg
    Bill Phelps
    Lev Ginsburg, 33
    Partner, McKuin Frankel Whitehead

    Ginsburg doesn't go for the big ones when fly fishing near Bishop and Kern, Calif., ("I fish for small California golden trout and occasionally some brookies," he says). But when it comes to clients, he has no trouble landing whoppers. Whether it's negotiating Nikki Reed's latest Twilight deal or helping Stellan Skarsgard (The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo), he's known among business-affairs execs to be unrelenting. The Honolulu-born UCLA grad started as an intern at Fox Comedy, where he scouted performers at clubs. He joined the Akin Gump firm then Hansen Jacobson before settling at his current gig, where he also reps Donald Glover and Jaime Alexander. As for fishing? That's mostly on hold since the Sept. 22 birth of his second child, daughter Shira.

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