Power Lawyers 2011
As one of the industry's top international deal lawyers, Saltzman recently flew around the world in eight days, stopping for business in Berlin and China. He's shepherding China's $100 million Christian Bale epic Heroes of Nanking, repping director Zhang Yimou and New Pictures Film Co. and helping sell the movie in foreign markets. "I've always had a knack and expertise for cross-cultural deals," he says. "I'm effective at getting each side to understand and hopefully appreciate the other's perspective."
WEEKEND ESCAPE The Ritz-Carlton in Laguna Niguel. "Not only because of the beautiful setting but because I was married there 20 years ago this August."