Attorneys Nick Sciorra, Chuck Leaness, Craig Averill and Todd Rubenstein have opened a New York-based entertainment law firm. The firm, Sciorra Leaness Averill & Rubenstein, will advise clients in

Attorneys Nick Sciorra, Chuck Leaness, Craig Averill and Todd Rubenstein have opened a New York-based entertainment law firm.

The firm, Sciorra Leaness Averill & Rubenstein, will advise clients in film, TV, book and magazine publishing, restaurants and nightclubs, brand licensing and development, venture financing, apparel and advertising/marketing.

Clients include executives at HBO, Miramax, Lion's Gate, CAA, Sony, Universal Music and EMI; music acts Bonecrusher and Fischerspooner; Wind-Up Records Merchandising; producers Mike Mangini (Joss Stone) and Errol McCalla (Beyoncé, Destiny's Child); the Blue Note and B.B. King's nightclubs; Comedy Central; the publisher of In Touch magazine; and actress Annabella Sciorra.