On December 21, 2020, Shane Nix, partner in Venable’s Tax and Wealth Planning practice, was selected to the Los Angeles Business Journal’s inaugural Thriving in Their 40’s list. This honor recognizes leading professionals in their forties whose services the businesses of Los Angeles simply cannot do without.
Mr. Nix has significant experience representing prominent entertainers and professional athletes, leading production companies, industry executives, financiers, technology companies, digital media businesses, branded merchandising and licensing firms, and internet companies.
Mr. Nix focuses on the business side of show business, with a specialty in corporate and tax law. Many of the top entertainment law firms, talent agencies, and business managers use him and his team to provide specialty legal services for their talent clients’ business transactional matters, including mergers and acquisitions, financing transactions, investment funds, joint venture formations, investment activities, sweat equity endorsement and sponsorship deals, equity incentive plans, and tax planning, at both the domestic and international levels. A recognized and committed leader in the entertainment community, Mr. Nix maintains an active membership with the Motion Picture and Television Tax Institute.