Mr Marc Chamlin > Loeb & Loeb LLP > New York, United States > Lawyer Profile

Loeb & Loeb LLP
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NEW YORK, NY 10154
United States
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Work Department

Entertainment

Position

Chair, Television

Career

Marc Chamlin is known for working across multiple legal and business disciplines in the media and digital industries, representing television, film and digital media companies, as well as actors, directors, writers, book authors and other high-level talent in the full spectrum of transactional entertainment matters. 

Marc’s practice includes structuring and negotiating complex investments, joint ventures, and corporate and licensing transactions for iconic media personalities, legacy literary and intellectual properties, and privately held and institutional media companies. Marc also provides confidential counseling to C-suite media executives in connection with their employment contracts.

A veteran dealmaker and chair of the firm’s Television Practice, Marc provides counsel for nonscripted/reality and scripted series development, production and distribution across cable, broadcast and digital platforms, and regularly handles production, licensing and distribution arrangements for animated and live-action productions, podcasts and documentary films. Marc also advises institutional and talent clients in connection with merchandising, licensing, sponsorship, and endorsement deals. 

Marc’s unique breadth of experience is illustrated through his representation of Oprah Winfrey and her company, Harpo, in connection with a broad initiative of investments and strategic partnerships reflecting her business interests and personal philosophy. Marc has advised Ms. Winfrey in a groundbreaking investment and strategic partnership with Weight Watchers International, a joint venture with The Kraft Heinz Company to create a new line of nutritious food products, an investment in and strategic advisory agreement with healthy food restaurant brand, True Food Kitchen, and a multi-year content partnership with Apple to create original programming utilizing Apple technology and services.

Marc has been recognized for his deep influence in the entertainment industry by such publications as Chambers USA, Variety and Broadcasting & Cable. In addition to his practice, he serves on the board of trustees of the venerable New York Public Radio and leads the firm’s pro bono work for the organization’s WNYC Studios and its innovative initiatives as a leading creator of podcasts.

Education

New York University School of Law, J.D.
Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, A.B., magna cum laude

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Media, technology and telecoms > Telecoms and broadcast: transactional

Scott Edel in Los Angeles heads the bi-coastal entertainment practice at Loeb & Loeb LLP, which advises on all sides of production, financing, and distribution deals in the film, television, and digital content sectors. The firm also has significant experience in the music industry; LA-based John Frankenheimer leads a team with established expertise acting for labels, talent, and in the live music and events space. On the east coast, key names include television practice chair Marc Chamlin, whose client list includes high-profile networks, talent, and production companies. Stefan Schick and Carol Kaplan, both of whom operate from the New York office, have notable expertise in the live theatre area, advising on licensing adaptations for the stage, financing, and related IP issues. In 2019 Andrew Kramer and entertainment finance specialist Paul Swanson joined the LA office from Global Entertainment Strategies and Irell & Manella LLP  respectively, while music specialist Derek Crownover joined the firm’s Nashville office from Dickinson Wright PLLC.