areas of expertise
Phillip E. Jackman is an associate in the Advertising, Marketing & Public Relations Group.
Mr. Jackman advises advertising agencies, media and entertainment companies, and their executives, on mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures, licensing agreements, corporate governance matters and other commercial transactions.
Prior to joining Frankfurt Kurnit, Mr. Jackman served as senior counsel with NBC Universal’s content distribution team. He was also a corporate associate with Jenner & Block, LLP, focusing on mergers & acquisitions in the entertainment industry, and a corporate associate with Cravath, Swaine & Moore, LLP, where he handled private mergers & acquisitions, equity and debt securities offerings, and corporate governance matters. Phillip is admitted to practice in New York.
Princeton University (AB)
Howard University School of Law (JD)
Upcoming Speaking Engagements
Working Within the Shades of Gray: Frankfurt Kurnit’s Second Annual Advertising Law Summit
Legal questions confronting in house marketing lawyers rarely elicit simple "yes" or "no" answers. (If only they did!) More often than not — to the consternation of clients working on tight deadlines — the answer is "maybe" or "it depends" or "there's a risk." How do you help your marketing clients evaluate the risks and weigh them against potential rewards?
June 8 2017
Past Speaking Engagements
news & press
ZeniMax v. Oculus: Lessons from a $500 Million VR Case Verdict
The Oculus Rift has been one of the most anticipated technology developments in modern video game history. Now — as a result of avoidable mistakes — it is also a teaching case for lawyers advising clients in the interactive entertainment space. Here's a rundown of the case and the traps the developers fell into.
Legalizing Fantasy Sports in New York: An Interesting Precedent for Advertisers?
While millions of fantasy sports aficionados pumped their fists on the news that New York State had legalized Interactive Fantasy Sports ("IFS"), a quieter debate began taking place in marketing and advertising circles.