FisherBroyles Welcomes Steve Sidman In Atlanta

Jan 20, 2021
  • FisherBroyles News

Award-Winning Entertainment And Intellectual Property Attorney Joins From Carlton Fields


(Atlanta, GA – January 20, 2021)—FisherBroyles, LLP is pleased to announce that entertainment and intellectual property attorney Steve Sidman has joined the Firm in Atlanta as partner.

Steve joins the Firm from Carlton Fields and is an award-winning corporate partner focusing on the modern entertainment, food and beverage and hospitality industries.

For more than two decades, Steve has counseled many high-profile creatives and their entrepreneurial ventures. His clients have included legendary recording artists, producers and songwriters, as well as Emmy-winning on-screen talent, creators and showrunners, and their production companies.

Steve has also served as outside counsel to some of the world’s most iconic consumer brands. He has also led a nationally renowned practice as lead counsel to some of the world’s top chefs and Michelin-starred restaurants.

Steve’s professional accolades include:

  • Rated Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent® (peer-reviewed; awarded as of September 2014; 2014 – present)
  • Listed in Best Lawyers in America (copyright law, 2021; entertainment law, 2010)
  • Voted as a Georgia Super Lawyer (Entertainment Law): Super Lawyers magazine (2011-2021)
  • Ranked in the Top 100 of all Georgia Super Lawyers across all disciplines in 2015 and 2016
  • Selected as a “Rising Star” by the same publication in 2007 and 2009
  • Selected as one of the “Legal Elite” for entertainment law in Georgia: Georgia Trend magazine (2012, 2016-2020)

Earlier in his career, Steve was a partner at Greenberg Traurig, LLP. Steve earned a B.A. from Colgate University and a J.D. from Emory University School of Law.

Michael Pierson, Managing Partner of the Firm’s Global Corporate practice, said:

“We are delighted to welcome Steve Sidman in Atlanta. His long list of professional accolades and depth of experience speaks for itself; he will be a great addition to our ever-growing team.”

Steve Sidman said:

“FisherBroyles’ unique and proven business model provides an attractive alternative to traditional law firms for both clients and lawyers alike and was great draw for me. I am thrilled to bring my practice to FisherBroyles, and I look forward to supporting the firm as it continues to grow and expand its service offering.”


Further information


Michael Pierson, Managing Partner, Global Corporate

[email protected]

Direct: +1.202.445.3779



John Gill

[email protected]

Direct: + 44 7860 410272

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