Christopher Perez Named to Variety’s Legal Impact List for Second Consecutive Year

Partner Christopher Perez has been named to Variety’s Legal Impact list for his clearance and fair use work on numerous projects, including Crown Heights, City of Ghosts and Nirvanna the Band the Show. This is the second year in a row Chris has been named to the Legal Impact list.

With many films and television series featuring stories based on real people and events, Chris’ work enables filmmakers to satisfy insurers and financers, and avoid defamation and invasion-of-privacy lawsuits. Though a true-story project may feature books, magazine articles, news reports and other real-world examples, “you don’t necessarily need all of those rights to produce a film,” Chris said.

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