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    Matt Galsor
    Greenberg Glusker

    Columbia Law School

    Why he matters: Galsor handles day-to-day deals for two of
his partner Bert Fields’ biggest clients: Tom Cruise and James Cameron. During the past year, Galsor closed a deal with Paramount for Cruise to star in Mission: Impossible 5 and is negotiating with Warner Bros. for the actor to star in The Man From U.N.C.L.E. And when going to the mat for Cameron on a multiplatform National Geographic project, Galsor says he took his cue from the director’s willingness to risk his life on undersea adventures. Dealmaking is similar — “with less chance of dying,” he says.

    Big deal: Galsor brokered a complex pact between client Ubisoft and New Regency to bring the video game Assassin’s Creed to the big screen with Michael Fassbender starring.

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