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    Litigation
    Power Lawers 2012
    Robert Schwartz
    O'Melveny & Myers

    Schwartz has become a go-to video game litigator. In May, at the start of a trial against Activision over $1 billion in Call of Duty revenue, he settled on terms favorable to clients Jason West and Vince Zampella, the property's creators. He also forced Atari last fall to settle with Hasbro over Dungeons & Dragons rights.

    Worst thing ever said to me In 1989, Charlie Sheen called "screaming" from Tokyo when studio lawyer Schwartz rejected his demand for a $5,000 bonus to promote Major League: "He said, 'Listen, you motherf--ing ass, I'm going to come over there and beat the shit out of you.' I just laughed, and he got more pissed off."

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