STEPHEN WADE NEBGEN has over thirty-five (35) years in the entertainment industry, first as a producer and then becoming an attorney with a specialty in entertainment law. His clients include film, television, and theatre companies, musicians, actors, and artists. He counsels clients regarding business formation, intellectual property matters in copyright and trademarks, contract negotiations and other corporate matters. Mr. Nebgen has also been called upon as an "expert witness" regarding entertainment issues in various litigation matters.Mr. Nebgen teaches Entertainment Law at a number of universities and colleges and has lectured extensively on Entertainment Law matters at numerous seminars and symposiums.
As a producer, among other credits, Mr. Nebgen was the General Manager at The Lambs Theatre located at 44th Street and Broadway, in New York City. Mr. Nebgen also produced such prominent Off-Broadway plays as the 20th Anniversary Revival of "Fortune and Men's Eyes" and "Bert See's The Light", which featured Jack Black in his New York theatre debut.
Mr. Nebgen received his undergraduate degree from Fordham University in Religious Studies, graduating summa cum laude. He went on to earn his law degree from The University of Texas School of Law and co-founded The Texas Review of Entertainment and Sports Law ("TRESL").
Unique traits: I understand the unique problems of producing film from both the law side and the creative side, giving me the ability to craft solutions that other attorneys may not have thought of.