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Schuyler Moore

Schuyler Moore

Lecturer in Law

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

Last Updated: December 29, 2018




Schuyler M. Moore is a partner in the corporate entertainment department of Greenberg Glusker, practicing entertainment, corporate and tax law. With nearly 40 years of experience in entertainment law, Moore represents a broad spectrum of clients throughout the entertainment industry, including producers, sales agents, foreign distributors and financiers. He has handled some of the largest financing transactions in Hollywood, including Reliance’s investment in DreamWorks, the Ratpac-Dune slate financing for Warner Brothers, the Hemisphere slate financing for Sony and Paramount, and the Hunan Group slate financing for Lions Gate.

He is the author of several books, including The Biz: The Basic Business, legal, and Financial Aspects of the Film Industry, a popular publication in its 4th edition, as well as Taxation of the Entertainment Industry, the leading treatise on that topic. He is a frequent speaker and writer on a wide variety of entertainment subjects.

Among his distinctions, Moore has been named one of the top 100 entertainment lawyers by The Hollywood Reporter, one of the top 25 entertainment lawyers by Variety, one of the top 100 lawyers in California by the Daily Journal and one of top 3 "Most Influential Lawyers" in media by the National Law Journal. He received his law degree (first in class) and undergraduate degree (summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa) from UCLA.  

FACULTY IN THE NEWS

The Washington Post
December 2, 2019
Re: Jonathan Handel

Jonathan Handel was quoted on Pete Davidson's nondisclosure agreement for attending his comedy shows, barring the audience from speaking about his shows. Handel mentioned that successfully suing a random fan for $1 million would be nearly impossible. “The optics of going to court and suing one of your fans is really pretty ugly,” Handel said. “It would be foolish to do that.”

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