E. Barry Haldeman is Of Counsel to Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP, a firm of approximately 125 Lawyers located in California.
Barry himself has had many years of experience in the entertainment area. His practice focuses on representing actors, directors, writers, producers, authors, independent films and production companies in all areas of the entertainment industry, including all types of talent agreements and agreements relating to the production, financing, distribution, sale and acquisition of motion pictures and literary rights. He has represented Academy Award® winners and nominees at the highest level, as well as newcomers to the business. In addition, for 5 years he was EVP of Legal and Business Affairs at Paramount Pictures. Thus he is one of a handful of entertainment attorneys who have experience working both inside a studio and negotiating against studios.
The firm itself has clients and deals with issues all over the world. The attorneys represent a multiple of legal specialties so Barry or his colleagues can handle virtually any of your legal issues. If not an entertainment issue, Barry can offer a gateway to the firm and hand pick the best attorney in the firm to handle your particular matter.