Robert Klieger is recognized as one of the nation’s top entertainment attorneys, noted both for his distinguished trial practice and for his reputation as a trusted counsel and advisor to Fortune 500 companies and leading executives in the motion picture, television, and video game industries.
Key clients include The Walt Disney Company; Lions Gate Films Inc.; Universal City Studios, LLC; Amazon Studios, LLC; Showtime Networks, Inc.; Electronic Arts, Inc.; Activision Blizzard, Inc.; National Amusements, Inc.; and Sumner Redstone and Shari Redstone. His case achievements have been featured in mainstream and industry publications including Fortune, The Hollywood Reporter, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and Variety. Especially notable has been Mr. Klieger’s representation Sumner Redstone, Shari Redstone, and their family-owned National Amusements, Inc., in a series of California, Delaware, and Massachusetts proceedings by which the Redstones secured control of CBS Corporation and Viacom, Inc., helping pave the way for the recently announced merger of the two companies to form ViacomCBS, Inc.
Mr. Klieger was named the “Entertainment Litigation Attorney of the Year” for 2019 by Benchmark Litigation, is ranked by Chambers and Partners, and has been recognized in the “Top 100 Power Lawyers” by The Hollywood Reporter, in Variety’s “Legal Impact Report,” and as an “MVP in Entertainment Law” by Law360.
Mr. Klieger serves on the board of directors of CBS Corporation.
Last Updated September 2019