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Peter Rienecker

Vice President/Senior Counsel Original Programming at HBO

Peter Rienecker is Vice President, Legal Affairs for Home Box Office, responsible for legal matters concerning development, production, distribution and advertising of original programming, First Amendment issues, intellectual property and related labor concerns.  In particular, he is responsible for pre-telecast and content review of documentary, investigative, news and sensitive fact-based programming for the network.  Prior to HBO, Peter practiced entertainment, media and intellectual property law at Phillips, Nizer, Benjamin, Krim & Ballon; Berger, Steingut, Tarnoff & Stern; and Robert V. Gaulin & Associates.  From 1985 to 1990, he was an associate at Cravath, Swaine and Moore.  Peter is an adjunct professor at Yeshiva University’s Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, a guest lecturer at University of Ulster School of Law in Derry, Northern Ireland, a frequent lecturer and panelist on the subjects of entertainment, communications and media law, and serves on the Board of Directors of Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts.  He is a graduate of Harvard Law School and Boston College.

My Panelists Sessions

Saturday, October 15

12:30pm CDT