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Bert Fields selected for Lifetime Achievement Award by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP).

LOS ANGELES, CA – 26 Jul, 2017 – Bert Fields, Partner of Greenberg Glusker and known as the Celebrity Attorney to the Stars, was selected for the International Association of Top Professionals’ prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award.

While inclusion with the International Association of Top Professionals is an honor in itself, only a few members are chosen for this distinction based on their years of experience in the field, professional accomplishments, academic achievements, leadership abilities, and contributions to their communities.  These are truly incredibly talented professionals who have dedicated their life to their work and have had a lifetime of achievement and success!

Bert will be honored at the 2017 IAOTP’s Annual Award Gala, at the Ritz Carlton in Battery Park NYC for being selected not only for the Lifetime Achievement Award, but he was also selected as “Top Entertainment Attorney of the Year.” IAOTP will be announcing his selection for both distinctions and he will be receiving the Sapphire Diamond Crystal piece engraved for his Lifetime of Achievement and Success. Stephanie Cirami, President of IAOTP stated “Choosing Bert for this award was an easy decision for our panel to make.  He is brilliant, extraordinary, and an inspiration to not only other attorneys but has also been a successful author. Bert is in a class of his own and we are honored to have him with our organization.”  All honorees are invited to attend the IAOTP’s annual award gala at the end of this year for a night to honor their achievements: www.iaotp.com/award-gala.

Bert is being recognized for having over 4 decades of professional experience as a practicing attorney and expert litigator who has become a household name. From representing the industry’s top performers, directors, writers, producers, studios, talent agencies, book publishers and record companies, Bert has represented virtually every major Hollywood studio and talent agency, and has tried many landmark cases in the entertainment and communications industry.  He is regarded by his peers as one of the nation’s top entertainment lawyers of all time.  His impressive repertoire of clients have included DreamWorks, MGM, United Artists, The Weinstein Company, Toho, James Cameron, Tom Cruise, Warren Beatty, Dustin Hoffman, Mike Nichols, Jeffrey Katzenberg, David Geffen, Jerry Bruckheimer, Joel Silver, The Beatles, Madonna, Sony Music, John Travolta, Paramount and many others.  Mr. Fields is constantly wowing the public every step of the way with his career achievements and he has been very exciting to watch.  His areas of practice extend beyond the field of entertainment, having represented diverse clients as Arizona cotton farmers, Las Vegas hotels and casinos, real estate developers and regional shopping centers, clothing designers, manufacturers, boxing promoters, investment firms and a Japanese Bank.

Aside from his successful legal career, Mr. Fields is also an international renowned published author initially under a pseudonym D. Kincaid: The Sunset Bomber; Final Verdict and the Lawyer’s Tale.    Having read English history for years as a hobby Bert spent four years researching and two years writing the non-fiction book Royal Blood:Richard III and the Mystery of the Princes published by ReganBooks/HarperCollins under his own name in 1998. His fourth book is an analysis of the Shakespeare authorship question, also published by ReganBooks/HarperCollins in 2005  Players: The Mysterious Identity of William Shakespeare.  In 2015 Bert wrote “Destiny” a novel about Napoleon and Josephine and “Shylock” a short novel about Shakespeare’s great character.  Both books were published by Marmont Lane Books.  His latest book “Gloriana-Exploring the Reign of Elizabeth I, will be released this fall.

Mr. Fields received his B.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1949 and his LL.B. from Harvard Law School (graduated magna cum laude) in 1952 having been an editor of the Harvard Law Review.  He is a member of the California and New York Bars.  In 2014 Harvard Law School announced that Mr. Fields made a generous gift of $5 million to Harvard Law School to endow the Bertram Fields Professorship of Law.

Throughout his illustrious career, Bert Fields has been active in his community and recognized worldwide for his outstanding leadership and commitment to the legal profession. He has received many awards, accolades’ and has been featured in numerous publications and magazines such as the New Yorker Magazine, the New York Times, the London Sunday Times and Vanity Fair. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and has been a contributor to the Op/Ed pages of the Los Angeles Times.  He is a recipient of the Interest of Justice Award by the Legal Aid Foundation.  In 2011 Mr. Fields was awarded the Crystal Quill Award by the Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles for his work on William Shakespeare.  He has been named Outstanding Professional of the Year, Top Attorney of the Year and Super Lawyers.  For 2017 named “Top Entertainment Attorney of the Year” by the International Association of Top Professionals.  He is also a sought after speaker and lecturer.  Mr. Fields teaches the course on entertainment law at Stanford Law School, lectures annually at Harvard Law School and has lectured on Shakespeare at various venues including the Smithsonian Institute in Washington DC.

Looking back, Mr. Fields attributes his success to his experience, mentors he has had along the way and staying passionate in all his endeavors.  Bert says he has been blessed, he loves doing what he is doing, and feels this is just the beginning.  In his personal life, he is married to art expert Barbara Guggenheim and they met when she hired him to defend her when she was sued by Sylvester Stallone.  Bert has one son, James Elder Fields, granddaughter Annabelle Fields and grandson Michael Lane Fields.  When he is not working Bert is also a serious music enthusiast and he performs and records as a singer and a vibraphonist with Les Deux Love Orchestra, led by Bobby Woods. 

For the future, Mr. Fields will continue to seek justice for his clients continue teaching and writing and making a difference in people’s lives anyway that he can.

For more information on Bert please visit: www.greenbergglusker.com/people/attorneys/fields

Watch his Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Wtuov9vo90

About IAOTP

The International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) is an international boutique networking organization who handpicks the world’s finest, most prestigious top professionals from different industries.  These top professionals are given an opportunity to collaborate, share their ideas, be keynote speakers and to help influence others in their fields. This organization is not a membership that anyone can join.  You have to be asked by the President or be nominated by a distinguished honorary member after a brief interview. 

IAOTP’s experts have given thousands of top prestigious professionals around the world, the recognition and credibility that they deserve and have helped in building their branding empires.  IAOTP prides itself to be a one of a kind boutique networking organization that hand picks only the best of the best and creates a networking platform that connects and brings these top professionals to one place.

For More information of IAOTP please visit www.iaotp.com


Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Wtuov9vo90

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