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Adam Hime

Adam Hime

Lecturer in Law

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 5, 2017

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




Adam Hime '04 is Senior Vice President, Business and Legal Affairs for Viacom Media Networks Global Entertainment Group, where he has also served as Senior Vice President and Head of West Coast Intellectual Property and Litigation. During his tenure with Viacom, Hime has been responsible for the negotiation of high-level production services, co-finance, executive producer, showrunner, talent and writer agreements, as well as oversight of production on numerous scripted and unscripted projects. Hime has also been responsible for the resolution and disposition of legal claims, and has served as lead in-house counsel for Viacom on several major litigations in state and federal court. Hime joined USC Gould School of Law as a lecturer in law in 2017, and also serves as an adjunct professor in Carnegie Mellon’s Masters in Entertainment Industry Management program. In 2009, Hime was recognized as a Rising Star in the areas of Entertainment and Intellectual Property law by Los Angeles Magazine. Prior to joining Viacom, Hime was a member of the litigation department at Irell and Manella LLP. Hime earned his JD, Order of the Coif, from USC Gould, where he received the Hon. Warren J. Ferguson Award and was an editor of the Southern California Law Review

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Newsweek
June 22, 2018
Re: Orin Kerr

Orin Kerr was quoted about a case before the U.S. Supreme Court that decided whether cell phone records could be obtained by the federal government without a warrant. According to Kerr, the government’s case relied on older cases stemming from the 1970s when technology was inferior to today’s wireless and heavily interconnected world.

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