Mark Halloran is a founding partner of the entertainment law firm HTM Partners LLP, with offices in Beverly Hills and New York City, admitted to practice in the state of California. Mark has worked in the entertainment business for over 40 years and in addition to being an entertainment lawyer, he is also a book author and law school professor.
During his studio days Mr. Halloran was Business Affairs Counsel at Orion Pictures, and after Orion he was appointed Vice President and Head of Business Affairs in the Motion Picture Group at Universal Pictures. Since leaving Universal Mark has operated in both the studio and independent film, streaming and television worlds, including as production counsel on the iconic indie film The Usual Suspects, and currently represents clients in the motion picture, television, music, live theatre and book publishing media.
Mark has also co-authored retiree nationally published books on the entertainment business. Two were in the music business, the first being Musician’s Guide to Copyright (Charles Scribner’s Sons; 1979; U.S. Copyright Office Recommended Reading List) (with Gunnar Erickson and Ned Hearn), and the current The Musician’s Business and Legal Guide (formerly published by Prentice Hall), a popular music schoolbook in its Fifth Edition most recently published in Spring, 2017 by Routledge Books (UK) and is currently in print. The third entertainment book Mark co-authored was about the film business, The Independent Film Producer’s Survival Guide (1990) (with Gunnar Erickson and Harris Tulchin), published by Schirmer Books, whose Fourth Edition is slated to be published in 2023.
In addition to his other activities Mr. Halloran also serves as Co-Chair of the USC/Beverly Hills Bar Association Institute on Entertainment Law and Business, which presents an annual entertainment law symposium at USC, recognized around the world as the pre-eminent entertainment law seminar of its kind.
Copyright © 2022 HTM Partners LLP - All Rights Reserved.