Jay Shanker and Nathan Whatley, attorneys with McAfee & Taft, have been recognized as leaders in entertainment and media law by being selected as authors in the recently released book, Entertainment and Media Law Client Strategies, published by Aspatore Books.
The book, which is co-authored by entertainment and business attorneys from some of the nation’s leading law firms, provides an insider’s perspective on protecting creative property, resolving legal disputes, negotiating deals and exceeding client expectations. Shanker and Whatley’s contribution examines both the business and legal perspectives in entertainment and media law matters.
Shanker is a veteran entertainment industry attorney whose practice encompasses all aspects of entertainment, online and new media law. His business affairs and legal expertise extends to the development, production and distribution of television and motion picture programming, recorded music projects, live stage and events, book publishing, online and interactive media, and fine arts representation. His individual clients have, over the years, garnered prestigious international awards in every major creative media, including Oscar, Emmy, Grammy and Clio award recognition.
Shanker is a frequent author and speaker on entertainment and media law issues and the organizer of the state’s first Oklahoma Film Finance Summit in 2005.
Whatley’s practice is focused on the representation of management in all phases of litigation before federal and state courts, regulatory and administrative agencies and in arbitration matters. He, too, is a frequent speaker and author on legal matters.
Entertainment and Media Law Client Strategies is available for purchase online at www.aspatore.com.
Aspatore Books is the largest and most exclusive publisher of C-Level executives (CEO, CFO, CTO, CMO, Partner) from the world's most respected companies and law firms. Aspatore annually publishes a select group of C-Level executives from the Global 1000, top 250 law firms (Partners & Chairs), and other leading companies of all sizes.