Levine Plotkin & Menin, LLP Announces Expansion Into Los Angeles and Grows Its Team of Attorneys

New York, NY, September 21, 2022 – Levine Plotkin & Menin, LLP (LPM), a boutique regulation agency engaged in transactional work within the arts, leisure and media, today introduced the opening of workplaces in Los Angeles. LPM counsels artists and the enterprises that make the most of their artistic companies and mental property rights, in addition to corporations and people who present companies to the artistic industries.

LPM’s growth to Los Angeles will construct on the agency’s current footprint within the area, and comes after a few years of working with studios, creatives, impartial producers and others based mostly within the space. The Los Angeles workplace aligns with LPM’s mission to higher serve the agency’s current shoppers and tasks and to develop its movie and tv apply usually. Recent representations embrace Hamilton from improvement on stage by its premiere as a movie on Disney+; the producers of Netflix’s The Prom directed by Ryan Murphy; and its longtime consumer Gloria Steinem in reference to the autobiographical movie The Glorias, starring Julianne Moore.

“Our clients are increasingly active in multiple areas simultaneously. We regularly help our theater and literary publishing clients develop films, television series, podcasts and other media projects, while many studios and rights holders come to us for advice as they navigate the stage and book publishing worlds,” mentioned Loren Plotkin, a founding father of LPM. “We have now found the perfect match in Los Angeles to allow us to better serve our clients on both coasts and in all media. We are excited about the expansion.”

As a part of the Los Angeles growth, LPM is happy to announce the addition of David Schachter to its group of attorneys. Schachter joins LPM as a associate and can handle the Los Angeles workplace.

Kid Cudi performing during his Passion, Pain & Demon Slayin' Tour in 2017; image by Meganambers, CC BY 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons.
Kid Cudi performing throughout his Passion, Pain & Demon Slayin’ Tour in 2017; picture by Meganambers, CC BY 3.0, through Wikimedia Commons.

With vital expertise representing appearing expertise, screenwriters, administrators and producers working throughout a number of sectors of the movie and tv business, Schachter will construct upon LPM’s experience in these areas because the agency continues to evolve. His latest successes embrace representing creator and screenwriter Taffy Brodesser-Akner, whose bestselling novel Fleishman Is in Trouble offered to ABC Signature and FX in a extremely aggressive bidding course of. A restricted collection adaptation of the guide not too long ago wrapped filming and can premiere on FX on Hulu, with Brodesser-Akner serving because the collection creator and showrunner. Schachter additionally represents Scott Mescudi (also called multi platinum recording artist Kid Cudi) with respect to his movie and tv endeavors. Recent offers embrace a multiyear improvement and manufacturing pact with BRON Studios for Mescudi’s manufacturing shingle, Mad Solar Productions; a starring position for Mescudi within the upcoming John Woo motion movie, Silent Night; and an upcoming Netflix animated venture, Entergalactic, for which Mescudi will voice the lead position and function government producer.

“Artists and producers are no longer content to stay in one lane creatively,” mentioned David Schachter. “The opportunities for crossover success have never been greater, and with its diversity of expertise in entertainment, LPM is poised to help clients maximize that success. The firm has a long-standing reputation as an industry leader, with a commitment to innovation and state-of-the-art lawyering. I am honored and excited to join LPM as a partner at this transformative time and to work with the firm’s talented and inspiring team of attorneys.”

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