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About Steven C. Beer

Based in Midtown Manhattan on Madison Avenue, Steven C. Beer is an entertainment attorney and partner at Franklin, Weinrib, Rudell & Vassallo. He focuses his practice on film, television, and music matters and has represented a number of clients in all three industries. Steven Beer is experienced in contract negotiations, film production and consulting, and intellectual property licensing.

An attorney in the field of entertainment and sports, Steven C. Beer regularly ranks as a Super Lawyer in Manhattan based on a survey of more than 59,000 lawyers, and he has also been selected as a top lawyer by Research and Markets.

Passionate about independent film, Mr. Beer serves as co-chair of the New York Lounge at the Sundance Film Festival, and he regularly participates on industry panels at major film festivals, such as Tribeca and Cannes. In addition, The Wrap online magazine called him one of the 21 Great Thinkers of Indie Film.

Mr. Beer also frequently writes about film finance production and distribution and was published in the Berkeley Journal of Entertainment and Sports Law.

Work experience

Jan 2012Present


Franklin Weinrib Rudell and Vassallo


Sep 1979May 1981


Washington University