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Michael Wayne Barnes is a corporate attorney, practicing primarily with clients in the entertainment and related industries. His law firm, Barnes Law Firm PC, handles transactions on a worldwide basis. 

Mr. Barnes' practice is focused primarily on entertainment and media corporate and finance matters, with particular strengths in film financing and entertainment/media M&A. Mr. Barnes has been the lead attorney deal-runner on five motion picture studio acquisitions and one international sports league acquisition. He was named a "Dealmaker of the Year" by Variety Magazine in 2010. He has handled almost 200 film financing transactions, and has been lead counsel on the acquisition of film libraries in excess of 5,000 titles. His clients include banks, venture financiers and funds, and media financing, production and distribution companies.  He and his firm also represent individuals and companies who produce, finance and distribute film and television product. His firm also specializes in representing top tier action sports athletes and transactions.

Mr. Barnes is a graduate of Stanford Law School and the University of Iowa. 
 
LinkedIn.com profile:  https://www.linkedin.com/in/michael-barnes-4a680b7

 

 

 

 

Michael Barnes Esq.