David Wienir is Assistant General Counsel at HarperCollins and head of business and legal affairs at HarperCollins Productions. He is also the author of four books, including Amsterdam Exposed and Making It On Broadway. Before HarperCollins, he was a business affairs executive for over a decade at United Talent Agency (UTA) and practiced law at two of the top entertainment law firms (Gang Tyre and Grubman Indursky) where he represented clients such as Steven Spielberg and Madonna. He has been awarded the Outstanding Volunteer Award from Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, named a Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine, named to Variety's Legal Impact Report, and has taught entertainment law for 20+ years, including at NYU and UCLA Extension. He was educated at Columbia, Oxford, The London School of Economics, Berkeley Law, and the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.