Peter, Rubin & Simon, LLP was formed with a specific goal in mind – to build a diverse practice that offers experienced and reliable legal and business counseling to clients in the entertainment industry.
The lawyers of PR&S have expertise in all facets of film and television, artist representation, finance, new media, employment and traditional labor relations law, litigation and other legal and entertainment fields. PR&S is a trusted name in the entertainment and legal communities, focusing on the specific needs and goals of its clients. PR&S offers the personal attention of a boutique firm, but with the vast knowledge that comes with larger entities.
The firm has a distinctive and diverse roster of clients. Its institutional clients include BBC Worldwide, National Association of Television Program Executives, GoTV, Visual Effects Society, Participant Media and the University of Southern California. The success of the PR&S model speaks for itself—clients expect the best and PR&S consistently delivers winning results.
Congratulations to Barbara M. Rubin for being elected by her peers as a "Super Lawyer" for 2011. This is her second year in a row to have been selected as a Super Lawyer!
NBC’s highly anticipated “The Event” premiered strongly with 11.2 million viewers. “Dancing with the Stars” walked away with the number 1 spot for the night with an impressive 21 million viewers, up 20% from last year. “The Event” creator/co-executive producer Nick Wauters is a Barbara Rubin client; “DWTS” producer BBC Worldwide is represented by Jody Simon.
“Death Valley,” a horror comedy produced by Liquid Theory, has received a series order from MTV. Liquid Theory is a client of Jody Simon.
On February 4, Barbara M. Rubin is participating in a live negotiation titled "Locking-in Talent" at a USC Law seminar on the business of television. Barbara will be representing the lead actor in a television show that has been picked up by a network, contingent on her client's participation. They will be negotiating deal points of the agreement, including compensation, option to extend, employee's conduct, credit and name/likeness use.
On January 28, Barbara M. Rubin will be a panelist at the CLE International event "Film, Television and New Media Law." Her panel will be discussing the "New Realities" of Reality TV.
On October 23, Barbara M. Rubin will be a panel moderator at USC's Institute on Entertainment Law and Business. The panel is entitled, "Negotiating TV Deals with Media Giants."
The eighth annual Indian Film Festival kicked off Tuesday at the ArcLight theater in Hollywood. Five countries and 33 films will be featured at the Festival, which runs from April 20th through the 25th.
An Army bomb disposal expert who served in the Iraq war is suing the makers of "The Hurt Locker," claiming the Oscar-nominated film's lead character is based on him and that they cheated him out of "financial participation" in the film.
“Tonight Show” host Conan O’Brien used his best material for his statement that said he wouldn’t play ball with NBC’s plan for him to make room for Jay Leno to come back to late night.