Richard Leher, who has represented the Rolling Stones continuously for 24 years, has joined the law firm of Greenberg Traurig.
Richard Leher, who has represented the Rolling Stones continuously for 24 years, has joined the law firm of Greenberg Traurig. He brings the Stones with him.
The Los Angeles-based Leher most recently was head of business affairs for DreamWorks Records, prior to its sale last year to Universal Music Group. He was also executive VP of Hollywood Records for several years.
Leher graduated from Boalt Hall School of Law at the University of California at Berkeley. He started his legal career at Mitchell, Silberberg & Knupp.
PricewaterhouseCoopers in New York has named senior partner R. Wayne Jackson as global leader of the firm's entertainment and media practice.
In his new role, Jackson replaces Kevin Carton, who will retire June 30 after 38 years with the company.
Among his duties, Jackson will oversee assurance, tax and advisory work for the entertainment and media practice, and will lead the division's business development, marketing and communications efforts. He will also head the editorial board for PricewaterhouseCoopers' annual report "Global Entertainment and Media Outlook." The next edition of the report is due in late June.
Jackson, who joined PricewaterhouseCoopers in 2003, retains his role as global relationship partner for Time Warner and BellSouth.
Vivendi Universal Games (VU Games) has named Terri Durham as executive VP/global general counsel.
Durham will oversee legal affairs worldwide. She is based in Los Angeles and reports to VU Games CEO Bruce Hack.
Prior to her new appointment, Durham was VP/counsel for VU Games parent Vivendi Universal. She also worked as senior VP of legal affairs for Vivendi Universal Net USA, where she managed MP3.com's copyright-infringement litigation.
Before working for Vivendi Universal, Durham was a partner at the San Diego-based law firm Gray Cary Ware and Freidenrich.