COUNSEL OF THE YEAR HONOREE NEWS

  • David Baker,President and Executive Director, Pro Football Hall of Fame
  • June Baldwin, Sr, VP General Counsel, Corporate and Legal Affairs, KCETLink Media Group
  • Duncan Crabtree-Ireland, Chief Operating Officer & General Counsel, SAG-AFTRA
  • Jay Dougherty, Professor of Law, Loyola Law School
  • Sam Fernandez, Sr. VP and General Counsel, Dodgers
  • Jeffrey Gewirtz, Executive VP of Business Affairs and Chief Legal & Compliance Officer, ​Brooklyn Nets
  • Gil Goldschein, Chief Executive Officer, Bunim Murray Productions
  • Aamod Gupte, General Counsel/Head, Legal at Eros International Media Ltd
  • Robert Manfred, Commissioner, Major League Baseball
  • Elizabeth Matthews, Chief Executive Officer, ASCAP
  • Scott Mclester, Executive VP, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary & COO, ​Wyndham Worldwide
  • Antonious Porch, General Counsel, SoundCloud
  • Robert Rasmussen, Professor, Gould School of Law at the University of Southern California
  • Nancy Rapoport, Gordon Silver Professor of Law at University of Nevada-Las Vegas
  • ​Lesley Rosenthal, Chief Operating Officer, The Julliard Law School
  • Frank Smith, President and CEO, Anschutz Film Group LLC/Walden Media LLC
  • Jennifer Stump, Senior Vice President of Legal Affairs, Warner Bros. Entertainment
  • Matthew Swaya, Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer, Starbucks 
  • Travis Tygart, Chief Executive Officer, United States Anti-Doping Agency
  • Leah Weil, Senior Executive Vice President & General Counsel of Sony Pictures Entertainment
  • David White, National Executive Director & Chief Negotiator, ​SAG-AFTRA