Michael Adler (1949-2022) was a partner at the firm from 1997 to 2018 and of counsel to the firm thereafter. His clients included numerous Academy Award, Emmy Award and Golden Globe winning directors, actors and writers. He was involved in many innovative transactions such as the financing and distribution of “Magic Mike.”
Michael received his B.A. from UCLA and graduated summa cum laude. He received his J.D. from UCLA law school. He was the first extern while in law school to clerk for California Supreme Court Justice Mathew O. Tobriner. Following receipt of his law degree, he clerked for U.S. District Court Judge William Enright in the Southern District of California.