Fox Rothschild Names New Managing Partners in Atlantic City, Blue Bell, Los Angeles and PrincetonApril 1, 2013 – Press Releases
Fox Rothschild LLP is pleased to announce its appointment of four new office managing partners, effective April 1.
Assuming the roles of managing partner for their respective offices are:
Darrell D. Miller, Los Angeles, CA
Brian E. Subers, Blue Bell, PA
Michael Viscount, Atlantic City, NJ
Douglas J. Zeltt, Princeton, NJ
“We have great confidence in our newly appointed office managing partners’ abilities and look forward to seeing our offices grow under their leadership,” said Mark Silow, firmwide managing partner.
“Their role is essential to the services we provide to our clients and to the firm’s overall goals of attracting top-notch legal talent,” Silow said.
In their office managing partner roles, the new appointees will oversee day-to-day office operations and serve on the firm’s executive committee, which sets overall firm policy. Miller assumes the role from Jeffrey S. Kravitz in Los Angeles; Subers from Michael J. Maransky in Blue Bell; Viscount from Eric M. Wood in Atlantic City; and Zeltt from Matthew H. Lubart in Princeton. The firm thanks our former managing partners for their excellent service and leadership.
Miller has established himself as the go-to attorney for actors, athletes, executives, production companies and others in the entertainment industry seeking creating innovative strategies for career growth. With more than 20 years of experience in entertainment law, he has been acknowledged as a trailblazer among Hollywood entertainment lawyers with such accolades as the National Bar Association’s 2012 Entertainment Attorney of the Year award and his consistent “Top 50 Showbiz Player” designation by Black Enterprise Magazine.
Miller maintains a transactional law practice, with an emphasis on the motion picture, television, music, theatre and the new media industries. He has aided and assisted clients in a variety of areas of entertainment and business law, including, but not limited to, motion pictures, television, music, theatre, new media, live-stage events, touring, literary property, licensing agreements, co-productions, partnerships, incorporations, merchandising, intellectual property, syndication, literary book publishing, executive employment agreements, development agreements, productions agreements and distribution agreements.
Subers currently serves as co-chair of the firm’s Construction Law practice. He assists clients in education, construction law and Pennsylvania probate litigation. Subers has represented numerous school entities as Solicitor and Special Counsel for more than twenty years. He also has extensive experience representing public and private sector owners in major construction renovation projects, having served as general construction counsel or special counsel on more than fifty major construction projects with a value of more than $750 million.
Subers is a past chair of the Montgomery Bar Construction Law Committee and current chair of the Montgomery Bar Rules of the Orphans’ Court Committee. He serves on the board of directors for the Greater North Penn Collaborative for Health and Human Services.
Subers earned his J.D. from Widener University School of Law and his B.A. from Villanova University.
Viscount is a commercial lawyer whose practice focuses primarily on the representation of public and private business owners, municipal entities and creditor groups in matters involving corporate debt restructuring, workouts, bankruptcies, banking and finance, real estate, dispute resolution, and other complex commercial matters. He is a seasoned practitioner who employs a practical approach to develop creative solutions to address the needs of financially distressed companies and their lenders, vendors and owners.
Practicing since 1981, Viscount has handled successful resolutions of complex situations involving a large cross section of the American economy, including casino, industrial, health care, telecom, manufacturing, real estate, broadcasting and other business interests in and out of bankruptcy. Included among these have been chapter 11 debtor Atlantic Broadcasting; the bondholders committee for the Claridge Casino Hotel; unsecured creditors committees for Fontainebleau Las Vegas Holdings, Rockaway Bedding Custom Food Products, PBI Regional Medical Center, Network Access Solutions, and Burke Industries; individual creditors in the bankruptcy cases of Delphi Automotive, Trump Entertainment, The Sands Casino Hotel, President Casinos, The Glass Group and Anchor Glass Products; trustees for AM Communications, English Equestrian Group, Forest City Automotive and Miller Harness Company; and secured creditors in complex foreclosures of commercial real estate.
Viscount earned his J.D. from University of Richmond and his B.A. from University of Virginia.
Zeltt counsels clients in mergers and acquisitions, joint venture transactions, commercial finance transactions, business succession planning and estate planning. He has served as general counsel and a trusted adviser to privately held businesses, professional practices, entrepreneurs and high net worth individuals and families.
As the co-hiring partner of the firm’s Hiring Committee for nearly 10 years, Zeltt’s leadership role in the firm focused on adding talented attorneys, many of whom have furthered their skills under Zeltt’s leadership and advanced to partner at Fox.
Zeltt is an executive board member of the Mid-Jersey Chamber of Commerce.
Zeltt earned his LL.M. in Taxation from New York University School of Law, his J.D. from George Washington University School of Law and his B.A., cum laude, from Tufts University. He is also a 1984 graduate of The Lawrenceville School.