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Next Gen 2013: Hollywood's New Class

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    Issue 40 Next Gen Melissa Manfro Fox - P 2013
    Christopher Patey
    Melissa Manfro Fox
    Hansen, Jacobson, Teller, Hoberman, Newman, Warren, Richman, Rush & Kaller, partner

    A young partner at one of Hollywood's most influential talent law firms, the Connecticut native and NYU and Penn Law grad has developed a comedy specialty, signing four of Saturday Night Live's hot new castmembers (Jay Pharoah, Kate McKinnon, Tim Robinson and Brooks Wheelan).

    Working alongside mentor Ken Richman, she also handles Tracy Morgan, Will Forte and Rob Corddry. And, as if her life wasn't dominated by her firm already, she married fellow Hansen Jacobson lawyer Dan Fox in October.

    FIRST JOB: When I was in middle school, I handed out free crepe samples in the mall food court to people who really just wanted Big Macs.

    BIG BREAK: Getting my first job in entertainment, interning for 3 Arts when I was 17.

    MOST MEANINGFUL THING IN MY OFFICE: My husband

    IF I'M NOT WORKING: You'll probably find me at a comedy show, Cycle House or at my sisters' apartment.

    MUST-SEE TV: Game of Thrones (I may or may not have walked down the aisle to the Game of Thrones theme song).

    IN MY BIOPIC, THE ACTOR PLAYING ME WOULD BE: Sarah Silverman

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