UTA has promoted associate general counsel Michael Sinclair to general counsel, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.
In his new position, Sinclair will manage the agency's growing legal team and oversee all of its legal, regulatory and compliance strategies. "This is an extremely well-deserved appointment and one that reflects the key role Michael plays at UTA," chief operating officer and board member Andrew Thau, to whom Sinclair will continue to report, said in a statement. "Michael is one of our most trusted and thoughtful executives, respected by his colleagues and by people across the industry. He has been a key part of driving our legal strategy and his counsel has been integral on many sensitive and complicated issues. We are incredibly fortunate to have Michael's leadership and strategic counsel as UTA continues to expand and evolve."
Before joining UTA in 2012, Sinclair was an attorney at Glaser Weil. He received his bachelor's degree from Northwestern and his law degree from Washington University School of Law in St. Louis.