Two decades of experience encompasses specialized business and legal affairs services in all aspects of entertainment, arts, sports, and new media, with a primary emphasis in film.
Veteran Entertainment Attorney Richard Morse’s two decades of experience encompasses specialized business and legal affairs services in all aspects of entertainment, arts, sports, and new media, with a primary emphasis in film. Over this time he has served as General Counsel or head of business and legal affairs for entertainment duction, film finance and international distribution companies, as well as investment banking firms and new media developers/distributors. For the last three years, Rick has served as Sr. VP of Business and Legal Affairs for Radar Pictures, the successor company to Interscope Communications known for a myriad of critically acclaimed and box office successes such as: “The Last Samurai”, “Mr. Holland’s Opus”, “Cocktail”, and several that have gone into remakes or sequels under Rick’s tenure, including the current “Jumanji” reboot (currently in post with the Rock, Kevin Hart and Jack Black), the Riddick sequel (IV), and the television series, the “Revenge of the Nerds” sequel, and the “Spring Breakers” television series spinoff, all of which are in various stages of advanced development in conjunction with different studios. Though still consulting with Radar Pictures, Rick has just returned to private practice in Newport Beach and Santa Monica with an emphasis on entertainment, plus general business /corporate /intellectual property matters.