Joshua Lastine (JD '14) Named to Variety's 2022 Legal Impact Report
Pepperdine Caruso Law alumnus Joshua Lastine (JD '14) has been named to Variety's Legal Impact Report 2022: Top Attorneys Winning Cases and Making Deals in Hollywood. Lastine is the founder and managing partner of Lastine Entertainment Law, a transactional entertainment business affairs firm that represents the interests of individuals and companies in motion picture, television, digital new media, publishing, and live stage. Lastine said, "Pepperdine Law not only taught me invaluable legal skills and granted me proximity to the entertainment industry, I also learned to be a great collaborator and negotiator to find win-win situations."
Excerpt from Variety:
The former Lionsgate and Viacom-CBS attorney launched his firm in 2021. His negotiations have included: the option of a script for Aaron Seelman to After January Prods.; the podcast deal “Sexual Politics” for Caroline Giuliani; a writer-director deal for Kali Bailey on the “The Futurist”; a series for Gabe Gibbs to Nickelodeon; a production service agreement for Catchlight Studios and MRC for the “The Blackening”; Dedee Pfeiffer on ABC series “Big Sky”; a life rights sale for Delcina Stevenson and Gaumont; a production service agreement for clients Launch Codes and Brat TV for Facebook’s “The Glow Up”; and production legal on crypto documentary “Highest of Stakes” by Muse Storytelling.
The complete report may be found at Variety Legal Impact Report