Speakers

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Allen E. Frederic III, Esq.

Allen is a co-executive producer on Lee Daniels’ film, The Butler, which was released through The Weinstein Company in 2013. Mr. Frederic is currently in post-production on his first self-produced feature film, King of New Orleans.

Allen Frederic joined Jones Walker in 2003 and is a partner in the firm’s Corporate & Securities Practice Group and Co-Chair of the firm’s Entertainment Law Practice Group. Mr. Frederic’s practice focuses on securities law, entertainment law, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate governance matters. Mr. Frederic also serves as lead corporate and M&A counsel to a number of private companies, primarily in the financial services, digital media, and entertainment industries. He also represents companies in a diverse range of industries with private equity transactions.

Mr. Frederic also represents a number of producers and film financers in connection with the financing of numerous film productions, as well as directors, actors, and other entertainment professionals in the negotiation of performance contracts and license agreements.

Mr. Frederic serves on the Executive Board of the Louisiana Film and Entertainment Association, the Board of Directors of the New Orleans Film Society, and the Board of Directors of Junior Achievement of Greater New Orleans.