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Michael W Barnes

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Contact Information

mbarnes@barneslaw.us
Barnes Law Firm PC
100 Wilshire Blvd Ste 700, California, 90401-1113

Discipline

None


Miscellaneous

Status: Active  

Board Certified Specialization: None  

Professional Liability Insurance: Yes  

Admitted to Practice Law: 1986

Admitted to State Bar of Arizona: May 9, 1987

Other Language(s): None


Biography

Michael Barnes is a transactional attorney and deal runner in the entertainment and related industries.  He focuses primarily in film financing, complex transactions, and entertainment/media mergers and acquisitions.  He was named a "Dealmaker of the Year" by Variety Magazine and has handled almost 200 film financing transactions and five motion picture studio acquisitions. He is a graduate of Stanford Law School.

 


Areas of Law and Practice

Areas of Law Areas of Practice
Business Law Business Arbitration, Business Associations Law, Business Cooperatives, Business Crimes, Business Development, Business Dissolutions, Business Enterprises, Business Estate Planning, Business Formation, Business Fraud, Business Litigation, Business Mediation, Business Organization, Business Planning, Business Regulation, Business Reorganization, Business Start-Ups, Business Succession Planning, Business Successions, Business Syndication, Business Taxation, Business Torts, Business Transactions, Business Transfers, Business Trusts, Business Valuation, Buying and Selling of Businesses, Buy-Sell Agreements, Closely Held Business Estate Planning, Closely Held Business Law, Closely Held business Taxation, Complex Business Litigation, Cooperative Taxation, Emerging Business Law, Emerging Growth Companies, Emerging Growth Companies, Entrepreneurial Business Law, Entrepreneurial Business Law, Family Business Law, Family Business Mediation, Family Business Successions, International Business Law, International Joint Ventures, Joint Ventures, Limited Liability Company Law, Minority Business Law, Pass-Through Entities, Private Business Law, Privatization, Professional Practices, Small Business Law, Sole Proprietorships, Strategic Alliances, Trade and Professional Associations, Trade Association Law
Corporate Law Closely Held Corporations, Corporate Banking Law, Corporate Commercial Law, Corporate Contracts, Corporate Control Contests, Corporate Criminal Law, Corporate Dissolutions, Corporate Ethics, Corporate Fiduciary Law, Corporate Finance, Corporate Formation, Corporate Governance, Corporate Income Tax, Corporate Insurance, Corporate Insurance Defense, Corporate Investigations, Corporate Litigation, Corporate Organization, Corporate Partnerships, Corporate Planning, Corporate Real Estate, Corporate Reorganization, Corporate Successions, Corporate Tax Controversies, Corporate Tax Planning, Corporate Trusts, Corporate Workouts, Family Corporations, Family Limited Partnerships, Family Partnerships, Foreign Sales Corporations, Hostile Takeovers, Incorporation, International Corporate Finance, International Corporate Law, International Corporate Taxation, Limited Liability Partnerships, Limited Partnerships, Nonprofit Corporations, Offshore Corporations, Partnership Dissolution, Partnership Formation, Partnership Organization, Partnership Syndication, Partnership Taxation, Professional Corporations, Proxy Contests, Public Corporations, S Corporations, Small Business Corporations, Takeovers, Tender Offers, Transfer Pricing
Commercial Law Commercial Arbitration, Commercial Bad Faith, Commercial Constitutional Law, Commercial Crimes, Commercial Fraud, Commercial Liability, Commercial Litigation, Commercial Mediation, Commercial Torts, Commercial Transactions, Commercial Transfers, Commercial Trusts, Complex Commercial Litigation, International Commercial Arbitration, International Commercial Law, International Sale of Goods, Negotiable Instruments, Retail Liability, Sale of Goods, Secured Transactions, Uniform Commercial Code, Warehousing
Contracts Bid Protests, Commercial Contracts, Contract Drafting, Contract Fraud, Contract Litigation, Defense Contract Fraud, Defense Contracts, Federal Contracts, Foreign Military Sales, Government Construction Contracts, Government Contract Arbitration, Government Contract Cost Accounting, Government Contract Fraud, Government Procurement, International Commercial Contracts, International Contracts, International Government Contracts, Local Government Contracts, Public Bidding, Public Contract Law, Public Works Contracts
E-Commerce & Technology Computer Contracts, Computer Crime, Computer Fraud, Computer Law, Computer Security, Computer Software Law, Computer Technology, Data Protection, Information Technology, Information Technology Contracts, Information Technology Licensing, International Computer Law, Software Copyright, Software Licensing, Software Protection, Software Publishing Technology
Entertainment Law Art Law, Artists Rights, Cultural Property, Distribution, Entertainment Contracts, Entertainment Finance, Entertainment Liability, Entertainment Litigation, Entertainment Syndication, Fine Arts, Interactive Multimedia Law, Motion Picture Finance, Motion Picture Production and Distribution, Motion Pictures and Television, Multimedia Law, Museum Law, Music Copyright, Music Law, Music Licensing, Music Publishing, Theater Law, Video Law
Finance Asset Based Finance, Asset Sales, Business Finance, Commercial Finance, Corporate Finance, Credit Enhancement, Cross Border Finance, Debt and Equity Finance, Debt Finance, Equipment Finance, Equipment Leasing, Equity Finance, Eurobonds, Factoring Law, Finance Taxation, Financial Fraud, Financial Fraud Recovery, Financial Institution Bonds, Financial Institution Failures, Financial Institution Insolvency, Financial Institution Regulation, Financial Institution Reorganization, Financial Institutions Law, Financial Institutions Litigation, Financial Institutions Taxation, Financial Restructuring, International Commercial Finance, International Finance, Precious Metals Finance, Private Finance, Public Finance, Secured Finance, Securitization, Structured Finance, Unsecured Finance, Vehicle Leasing
Intellectual Property Artistic Property, Biochemical Patents, Biotechnology Patent Prosecution, Biotechnology Patents, Brand management, Business Method Patents, Chemical Intellectual Property, Chemical Patent Prosecution, Chemical Patents, Computer and Software Patents, Computer Architecture Patents, Copyright Infringement, Copyright Licensing, Copyright Litigation, Copyright Prosecution, Copyright Protection, Copyright Registration, Counterfeiting, Design Patents, Electrical Intellectual Property, Electrical Patent Prosecution, Electrical Patents, Electro-Mechanical Patents, Electronic Intellectual Property, Electronic Patents, Industrial Property, Industrial Property Rights, Intellectual Property Arbitration, Intellectual Property Enforcement, Intellectual Property Infringement, Intellectual Property Licensing, Intellectual Property Litigation, Intellectual Property Portfolio Management, Intellectual Property Procurement, Intellectual Property Prosecution, Intellectual Property Rights, International Copyright Law, International Intellectual Property, International Licensing, International Patent Prosecution, International Patents, International Trademarks, Internet Copyright Law, Internet Intellectual Property, Internet Patents, Internet Trademarks, Lanham Act, Literary Property, Mechanical Intellectual Property, Mechanical Patent Prosecution, Mechanical Patents, Medical Intellectual Property, Medical Patents, Merchandising, Metallurgical Patents, Molecular Biology Patents, New Media Law, Patent Applications, Patent Infringement, Patent Interference Practice, Patent Licensing, Patent Litigation, Patent Portfolio Management, Patent Prosecution, Patent Protection, Pharmaceutical Intellectual Property, Pharmaceutical Patent Prosecution, Pharmaceutical Patents, Piracy, Proprietary Rights, Protection of Personality, Service Marks, Theft of Trade Secrets, Trade Dress, Trade Names, Trade Secret Misappropriation, Trademark Arbitration, Trademark Infringement, Trademark Licensing, Trademark Litigation, Trademark Prosecution, Trademark Protection, Trademark Registration
Mergers and Acquisitions Acquisitions and Divestitures, Business Acquisitions, Business Divestitures, International Merger Notification, International Mergers and Acquisitions, Leveraged Acquisitions, Leveraged Buyouts, Merger Reorganization, Mergers, Mergers and Acquisition Taxation, Mergers and Acquisitions Finance, Premerger Notification, Spin-Offs

Jurisdictions

  • Arizona (Active), California (Active)

Law School

  • Stanford

  • Last Updated: November 27, 2021
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  • California
  • Accept Credit Cards: No
  • Free Consultations: No

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