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Adam Hime

Adam Hime

Lecturer in Law

699 Exposition Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90089-0074 USA

Last Updated: April 16, 2019




Adam Hime is vice president, business affairs (scripted television) at Endeavor Content, where he is responsible for the negotiation of studio license agreements, as well as rights acquisition, writer, producer, director and talent agreements.

Prior to joining Endeavor Content, Hime spent over 11 years at Viacom Media Networks, serving in a variety of business and legal capacities on more than 100 projects including numerous shows on MTV and Comedy Central. He also previously led the west coast litigation and intellectual property department for Viacom Media Networks.

Hime began his legal career in the litigation department at Irell and Manella LLP, specializing in media and entertainment. He joined USC Gould School of Law as a lecturer in law in 2017, and also serves as an adjunct professor of television and digital media, business and legal affairs, and intellectual property at Carnegie Mellon.

Hime earned his JD, Order of the Coif, in 2004 from the USC Gould School of Law, where he received the Hon. Warren J. Ferguson Award and was an editor of the Southern California Law Review.

In 2009, Hime was recognized as a Rising Star in the areas of entertainment and intellectual property law by Los Angeles Magazine

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The New York Times
October 15, 2019
Re: Edward McCaffery

Edward McCaffery was quoted on the proposal of having the inheritance taxes on wealthy descendants. The article argued that there has been some issues with the estate tax that the number of descendants this tax applied to has dropped 99%. McCaffery described it as being almost a “voluntary tax.”

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