Staffing: SAG exec director honored by black lawyers

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Staffing: SAG exec director honored by black lawyers

Thu Aug 12, 2010 @ 02:51PM PST

A few entertainment law odds and ends:
  • Screen Actors Guild national executive director David White has been named Entertainment, Sports & Art Law Section Attorney of the Year by the National Bar Association, the country's oldest and largest association of African American lawyers and judges. He got the award today.
  • New York's Kramer Levin Neftalis & Frankel is advising Robert Sillerman on his bid to buy a majority stake in CKX Inc., parent company of "American Idol." Wachtel Lipton Rosen & Katz is advising CKX.
  • Grammy-winning producer and songwriter Emilio Estefan has been appointed to chair the American Bar Association's commission on hispanic legal rights.

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