Korn Ferry & Moss Adams Cordially Invite AMEC Board Members & Counsel of the Year Honorees for a Cocktail Reception In Your Honor....

  • 5-7 p .m . Thursday, August 30, 2018
  • Korn Ferry International: 1900 Avenue of the Stars, Suite 2600 Los Angeles , CA 90067 Complimentary validated parking provided 

*PLEASE NOTE  THAT THIS INVITATION IS LIMITED TO CURRENT AND FORMER BOARD MEMBERS AND COUNSEL OF THE YEAR HONOREES .  SPACE  IS
 LIMITED AND  EARLY RSVPS ARE ENCOURAGED

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AMEC'S Women Who Lead (WWL) Event: Advice & Appetizers - March 26, 2018

AMEC'S Women Who Lead: Advice & Appetizers #2 - August 7, 2018

2018 Counsel Of The Year Awards
24-25 January 2018
Crème de la crème of the legal world in Media & Entertainment will get together to celebrate their peers' accomplishments. 

Because You're Worth It!: How to Negotiate for Yourself & Other Strategies for Closing the Gender Pay Gap - June 28, 2018

UPCOMING EVENTS

The Mindful Practice of Law Seminar & Yoga Class: May 31, 2018

Please join the AMEC Law Firm Advisory Board for a fun and productive evening of networking and meeting new and returning AMEC members. The event will take place at Caffe Roma's beautiful Beverly Hills location and include cocktails and appetizers. This event is open to all AMEC members, as well as, nonmembers!

  • When: September 25th, 2018 5-7PM
  • Where: Caffe Roma: 350 N. Cañon Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210 

Includes your first drink and appetizers + raffle entry. You must be present to win the raffle.

LOCATION: Sidley Austin LLP – 1999 Avenue of the Stars, 17th Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90067
The Association of Media & Entertainment Counsel’s Emerging Leaders Board will be hosting a conversation on emerging issues in labor and employment law applicable to the media and entertainment space. Topics that will be covered include:

  • Statutory overview of employee/independent contractor distinction following Dynamex v. Superior Court
  • Restrictive Covenants (non-competes/non-solicits/trade secret protection)
  • “Can I get a quote?” (analysis of CA statute prohibiting employers from inquiring about salary history)

Speakers:

  • Jennifer Zargarof of Sidley Austin LLP
  • Jonathan Turner of Mitchell Silberberg and Knupp LLP

5:30 p.m.:         Check-in (Wine/beer and light hors d’oeuvres will be served)
6 - 7:00 p.m.:    Presentation.

Join AMEC's Women Who Lead Advisory Board for an evening of career advice and networking on Akerman LLP's terrace (601 W. 5th Street, DTLA) on March 26th at 7pm. We'll start the night off with a mini-speed networking session and then break into smaller groups. These smaller groups will be led by amazing women attorneys who will lead a discussion on flourishing in your career, including:

  • Nicole Reyes (Business Affairs Executive, NBC Entertainment)
  • Caroline Mankey (Partner, Akerman LLP)
  • Heidy Vaquerano (President, Vaquerano Law, P.C. and Managing Director, Los Angeles, Girls in Tech)

More speakers will be announced prior to the event!
We would recommend parking at the following location:
524 South Flower Street Garage/L.A. Public Library & 524 South Flower Street
$8.00 after 5:00 pM 

​Join AMEC's Women Who Lead Advisory Board for another evening of career advice and networking, this time at Liongate's Santa Monica office (2700 Colorado Ave., Santa Monica) on Tuesday, August 7th at 7pm. Registration will begin at 6:30 PM, followed by a mini-speed networking session to begin promptly at 7PM. We'll then break into smaller groups to be led by accomplished entertainment attorneys who will lead a discussion of flourishing in your career. These attorneys will include:

Rahwa Ghebre-Ab (Vice President, Business & Legal Affairs, Lionsgate), 
Kathy Nelson (Senior Counsel, Snap Inc.), and
Jennifer Seigle (Counsel, Legal & Business Affairs, Mattel, Inc.).

past Events

Cocktail Reception for All AMEC Board Members & Counsel of the Year Honorees - August 30, 2018

AMEC's Law Firm Advisory Board's Welcome Back Mixer - September 25, 2018

You won’t want to miss this dynamic discussion of pay equity issues, with a diverse set of legal minds offering a variety of perspectives on the gender gap, including an overview of recent litigation and legislation in this space and salary transparency initiatives in the entertainment and legal industries, as well as tips and strategies for negotiating compensation.  *CLE credit is pending in California and New York.

Moderator:        Sophia Yen- Partner, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP.
Speakers:          Stacie Fieldman- Stacie Feldman Hausner, Esq., Mediator, ADR Services, Inc. 
                        Esra Hudson- Partner, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP
                        Liz Polk- Senior Counsel, Netflix

Where: Manatt Phelps & Phillips,
11355 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90064

When: Thursday, June 28th 

  • 6:30PM-7:00PM Registration & Networking 
  • 7:00PM-8:00PM Panel Presentation 
  • 8:00PM-8:30PM Networking & Refreshments

Please join us for AMEC's Emerging Leaders Advisory Board's semi-annual mixer!  This informal event is FREE to attend and will be a casual evening of good conversation, delicious drinks, and networking!  

  •  When:  Tuesday, March 27th from 6:30pm to 9pm
  •  Where: Ocean Prime, 9595 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90212
  •  Note:  Happy Hour is until 8pm 

​Join AMEC's Women Who Lead Advisory Board for another evening of career advice and networking, this time at Liongate's Santa Monica office (2700 Colorado Ave., Santa Monica) on Tuesday, August 7th at 7pm. Registration will begin at 6:30 PM, followed by a mini-speed networking session to begin promptly at 7PM. We'll then break into smaller groups to be led by accomplished entertainment attorneys who will lead a discussion of flourishing in your career. These attorneys will include:

Rahwa Ghebre-Ab (Vice President, Business & Legal Affairs, Lionsgate), 
Kathy Nelson (Senior Counsel, Snap Inc.), and
Jennifer Seigle (Counsel, Legal & Business Affairs, Mattel, Inc.).

Emerging Issues in Employment Law Impacting the Entertainment Industry - July 17, 2018

  AMEC's Emerging Leaders Board (ELB) Event: Spring Mixer - March 27th, 2018