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Dan FishkinDaniel L. Fishkin

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Dan Fishkin is a transactional, business attorney with twenty-five years experience in the entertainment industry both in private practice and as in-house counsel. He is adept at managing multi-disciplinary teams and is skilled in closing large and complex transactions for highly branded companies. Dan has breadth and depth of corporate experience in complex real estate development, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, commercial law, labor law, intellectual property, licensing, sponsorship and naming rights agreements, and complex litigation management. As General Counsel of House of Blues Entertainment, Inc. for ten years, Dan's experience ranged from club and hotel development, commercial and employee litigation, partnerships with multi-national media companies, multi-million dollar private placement funding and, ultimately, the successful sale of the Company.

A native New Yorker, Dan received his law degree in 1988 from Brooklyn Law School (J.D., cum laude) and began his legal career with Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, where he was a member of the firm's Corporate and Real Estate practice groups. Prior to that, he spent ten years as a manager and agent with Columbia Artists Management, Inc. ("CAMI") in New York. Dan holds a Master of Fine Arts degree from the Graduate Center of City University of New York, where he was also a graduate teaching fellow.

Dan is a classically trained percussionist and, in his spare time, he enjoys skiing and playing ice-hockey.