Bennett has practiced entertainment law since 1988 specializing in film, TV (scripted & reality), home ent. & digital media. He has extensive experience in rights acquisition, financing, production legal, clearances, union matters, distribution & more.


9/96 – Current

Legal Counsel ( – Entertainment Law, PLC

9/96 – Current

Mr. Fidlow has done work for such clients as Sony Pictures, 20th Century Fox, Universal Pictures, MGM, United Artists, Screen Gems, Republic Pictures, Newmarket Entertainment, Franchise Pictures, Mandalay Entertainment, Disney Channel, Warner Bros. TV, Fox Family, USA Cable, Columbia Tristar Home Entertainment, Universal Home Entertainment, Sony Worldwide Marketing, Playboy Ent., Clear Channel Communications, Metropolitan Talent Agency, Dave Matthews’ ATO Pictures, John Singleton, Vidal Sassoon, Tom Sizemore, Cloris Leachman, Peter Fonda, writer and producer Daniel Pyne, book authors Sam Kashner, Nancy Schoenberger, David Baldacci, David Robbins, and Dean King, NFL starter Evan Mathis, and many other high-profile companies and individuals, as well as the film schools at Chapman University and Liberty University. He is also known for his work on such films as The Score, Hustle & Flow, and Memento.

4/93 – 8/96

Business Affairs (Home Entertainment Division) – Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. (MGM)

4/93 – 8/96

Head of Business & Legal Affairs

8/88 – 10/91

Associate Counsel – Bloom, Dekom & Hergott

8/88 – 10/91


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Class of '88

UC Hastings College of Law

Class of '85

Columbia University

MFA - Arts Management
Class of '83

Carnegie-Mellon University

BFA - Theatre Production


  • Beverly Hills Bar Assoc. (since 1989)
  • CA Bar (since 1989)
  • VA Bar (since 2004)