Benjamin Adams

Philosophy
Having personally weathered representation by criminal defense attorneys, I have come to...Read more
Education

Juris Doctor – Pepperdine University School of Law, 2009-2012

  • CALI Awards: Communications Law, Trial Practice
  • Started the first LGBT student organization at Pepperdine Law
  • Certificate: International Comparative Law

Bachelor of Arts, Political Science – Furman University, 2005-2008

  • Wilkins Fellow
  • Alden Scholarship Recipient (Full-Tuition)
Selected Experience

Adams Entertainment Consulting – Founder – June 2016 – July 2022

  • Consultant for multiple law firms and production companies regarding issues subjecting them to potential criminal and civil liability.

MGM Television – Production Attorney – December 2015 – June 2016

  • Worked closely with the executive producers of certain television projects to ensure legal protection for the production entity and the network

Bunim-Murray Productions – Production Attorney – March 2015 – December 2015

  • Supervised all legal affairs aspects of the production of various television and new media projects to ensure compliance and legal protection

The Weinstein Company – Director, Business & Legal Affairs – October 2012 – March 2015

  • Negotiated and drafted agreements relating to the production of film, television, and new media projects
  • Oversaw interns and other departmental personnel 

13th Judicial Circuit Solicitor’s Office – Pre-Trial Intervention Programs – May 2005 – May 2008

  • Assisted with the pre-trial intervention counseling and therapy programs designed to give first-time offenders a second chance prior to prosecution for certain crimes