THE Association of Media and Entertainment Counsel
proudly recognizes
past Counsel of the Year Awards honorees


Counsel Of The Year
Michael Fricklas
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Viacom Inc.

 PwC Dan Brandhorst Memorial Dealmaker
David Steinberg
Executive Vice President
Sony Pictures Entertainment

Rising Star
Matthew Matzkin
Director, Business Affairs
Warner Bros. Television

 Law Firm of the Year
Mitchell Silberg & Knupp LLP

Excellence in Branded Entertainment
David B. Stern
Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Head of Business Affairs
Key Brand Entertainment

International Counsel
Aamod Gupte
Vice President – Legal and Business
Bennett, Coleman and Co. Ltd. (Times Group)

Labor & Employment Counsel
David P. White
National Executive Director & Chief Negotiator

Live, Hospitality, & Location-Based Entertainment Counsel
Pam Reynolds
Senior Vice President, Business Affairs & Legal
MGM Studios

Sports Counsel
Sam Fernandez
Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Los Angeles Dodgers

Technology & New Media Counsel
Dean Marks
Senior Vice President, Intellectual Property
Warner Bros. Entertainment

Video & Online Games Counsel
George Rose
Chief Legal Officer, General Counsel, Vice President of Business and Legal Affairs