Daniel H. Black

Daniel H. Black: Attorney with Greenberg Traurig, LLP
  • Shareholder; Chair, West Coast Entertainment and Media Practice at Greenberg Traurig, LLP (2021 Attorneys)
  • 1840 Century Park East, Suite 1900, Los Angeles, CA 90067-2121
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Daniel H. Black, Vice Chair of the firm's Global Entertainment & Media Practice and Chairman of the West Coast Entertainment and Media Practice, is widely recognized for his ability to easily navigate on the cutting edge of media as well as the traditional entertainment business. Dan has wide-ranging experience in the television, motion picture and digital media arenas, having practiced law both in the major studio and law firm settings. He has served as lead counsel on transactions with the major motion picture studios and television networks, in addition to major Internet content producing, licensing and advertising entities. He represents C-Suite and other high level entertainment and media executives in the negotiation of their employment agreements. In addition, his clients include production and distribution, Internet, video game, and augmented reality companies as well as advertising agencies, showrunners and producers, along with on-air television and sports personalities. Dan also has deep experience representing clients based outside of Los Angeles in their entertainment industry-related matters.


•Technology, media and telecommunications

Recognition & Leadership

Awards & Accolades

•Listed, The Hollywood Reporter, Power Lawyers: Top 100 Most Influential Entertainment Lawyers in America, 2007-2014, 2016-2018
•Listed, Variety, Variety500, 2017-2018
•Listed, Variety, Legal Impact Report, 2013 and 2015-2019
•Listed, Variety, Dealmakers Impact Report, 2009, 2014-2016, 2018
•Listed, Chambers USA Guide, 2013-2017
•Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Entertainment Law - Motion Pictures and Television, 2009-2019
•Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Southern California Super Lawyers, 2011-2019
•Winner, Lexology Client Choice Award, Media & Entertainment: California, 2017
•Listed, The Daily Journal, Top 50 Entertainment Lawyers, 2014
•Recipient, Entertainment Lawyer of the Year Award, Century City Bar Association, 2013

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Entertainment & Media
  • Technology, Media & Telecommunications
  • Augmented Reality & Virtual Reality

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
310.586.7742  Phone
310.586.0242  Fax
University Attended:
New York University, A.B., cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa
Law School Attended:
The George Washington University Law School, J.D.
Year of First Admission:
1977, New York; 1987, California

Professional & Community Involvement

•Co-Chair, Motion Pictures, Television, Cable and Radio Division, Forum on the Entertainment and Sports Industries, American Bar Association
•Adjunct Professor, Film and Television Law, University of Southern California Law School
•Member, Beverly Hills Bar Association
•Member, California State Bar Association
•Member, Century City Bar Association
•Member, Los Angeles County Bar Association
•Member, New York State Bar Association

French and Conversational
Birth Information:
New York, N.Y., October 30, 1951

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