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Stephen G. Weizenecker
Partner

Atlanta

3475 Piedmont Road N.E.
Suite 1700
Atlanta, GA 30305-3327

P 404-264-4038

F 404-264-4033

OVERVIEW

Stephen G. Weizenecker
Partner

Atlanta

3475 Piedmont Road N.E.
Suite 1700
Atlanta, GA 30305-3327

P 404-264-4038

F 404-264-4033

Entertainment lawyer Steve Weizenecker serves as counsel on tax incentives and financing for film, television and videogame clients. He has also worked with numerous jurisdictions on developing or improving their economic incentives for the entertainment industry. Personable and patient, Steve takes the time to listen to what each client needs, understand their concerns and incorporate their goals into each step he takes.

OVERVIEW

Entertainment lawyer Steve Weizenecker serves as counsel on tax incentives and financing for film, television and videogame clients. He has also worked with numerous jurisdictions on developing or improving their economic incentives for the entertainment industry. Personable and patient, Steve takes the time to listen to what each client needs, understand their concerns and incorporate their goals into each step he takes.

Clients and colleagues alike know that they can rely on Steve to serve as a resource for information when helping them to take advantage of production incentives in the U.S. and abroad. Whether Steve is advising on state or country tax credits, production grants or financings, he is able to help leverage opportunities to benefit his clients.

In addition to his deep experience in production incentives, Steve advises on the corporate law issues his clients face doing business today. He delivers practical legal solutions and comprehensive business advice on complex corporate financings; film, television and new media production and distribution agreements; mergers and acquisitions; and joint venture and other commercial arrangements. Steve frequently serves as outside general counsel for production companies and other entertainment businesses.

Steve delivers an essential mix of personal commitment and industry know-how to those he serves. Regardless of the challenge at hand, Steve’s legal experience, dedication to understanding his clients’ businesses and goals, and decades of experience as an entertainment lawyer are grounded in prudent decision-making and utilitarian advice.

Professional and Community Involvement

Member, Georgia Governor’s Advisory Commission on Film, Music and Digital Entertainment

Member, American Bar Association (ABA) Forum on Sports and Entertainment Industries Governing Committee

Former editor-in-chief and frequent author, ABA Entertainment and Sports Lawyer

Former Chair, Entertainment and Sports Law Section, State Bar of Georgia

Honors

Variety, Dealmakers Legal Elite New York, 2018

Variety, Legal Impact Report, 2018

Georgia Legal Elite, 2016 and 2018

Georgia Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2005-2007

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