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Sacker Entertainment Law Firm Launched By Former Miramax Exec

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EXCLUSIVE: Neil Sacker has put up a new legal shingle in town.The former Miramax EVP has founded Sacker Entertainment Law Firm.

Joining the now ex-Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP partner at the new LA-based venture is former Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP associate Andy Tan, who most recently served as an investment firm in-house counselHaving formally opened the doors soon after the New Year, the duo took the temperature of the changing industry and are offering alternative fee arrangements.

Their focus is on a clientele of big screen and small screen producers, financiers, distributors and podcasters“Our mission is to be a different type of law firm….an entrepreneurial entertainment law practice that goes the extra mile by providing a comprehensive suite of legal and advisory services to help our clients build great businesses in this fast-changing industry,” Yale Law School and Cornell grad Sacker told Deadline of the new firm.On Sacker’s resume, he put together an overall podcast deal for Whitney Cummings including the comic’s Good For You podcast.

The Warner Bros vet also negotiated and drafted the financing and distribution agreements for Limelight Productions in connection with Palm Springs (Hulu), The Starling (Netflix) and the Paul Weitz helmed Moving On.

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