Association Of Media & Entertainment Counsel Announces Its 2014 Honorees

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 24, 2014 — (PRNewswire) —  The leading association of in-house counsel at global media and entertainment companies, the Association of Media & Entertainment Counsel (AMEC), announced that Stephen Kay, General Counsel at Roku, Inc. will be honored as its 2014 Counsel of the Year.  Roku was founded by the inventor of the digital video recorder and is the market leader in streaming entertainment devices for television content.  "I have been an avid supporter of AMEC and am thrilled to be recognized by my peers at who have selected me to receive its top award on AMEC's 10th Anniversary," Kay stated.

Kay, along with the following honorees, will receive their specially designed awards at a gala black tie dinner at the legendary House of Blues in West Hollywood, California on Friday, January 9, 2015.

2014 Counsel of the Year Award Honorees

COUNSEL OF THE YEAR
Stephen Kay
General Counsel, Roku, Inc.

RISING STAR
Anat Hovav
Business & Legal Affairs, United Artists Media Group

PWC BRANDHORST MEMORIAL DEALMAKER
Gil Goldschein
President, Bunim-Murray

LAW FIRM OF THE YEAR
Munger Tolles & Olson

SPORTS COUNSEL
Jeffrey Gewirtz
Executive Vice President, Business Affairs and Chief Legal Officer, Brooklyn Nets and Barclays Center

LIVE, LOCATION-BASED & HOSPITALITY ENTERTAINMENT
Aamna Jalal
Vice President, Legal Affairs, Thinkwell Group

LABOR & EMPLOYMENT
Beth Millman
National Director, Television Contracts, SAG-AFTRA

PUBLIC SERVICE COUNSEL
Rajiv Dalal
Deputy Film Czar, City of Los Angeles

TECHNOLOGY & NEW MEDIA
Sonya Bhatia Patel
Head of Legal & Business Affairs, M-GO, a Technicolor and Dreamworks Animation Joint Venture

VIDEO & ONLINE GAMES
Jennifer Stump
Vice President & Associate General Counsel, Legal & Business Affairs, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment

ALTERNATIVE & NON TRADITIONAL ENTERTAINMENT COUNSEL
Rob Rader
General Counsel, Ovation LLC

Bill Simon, one of the original founders of AMEC and Chair of the Global Entertainment & Media Practice at Korn Ferry Intl, indicated "As we embark on the second decade of AMEC's success, Stephen Kay's selection, along with the other Counsel of the Year honorees, represents the phenomenal technological advances that have dramatically altered the business models for content creation and distribution."   

 

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