Joseph Mannis is a founding partner of Hersh Mannis LLP. Mr. Mannis has represented dozens of professional athletes, entertainers, motion picture & TV executives, including, a Chairman of the Board and CEO, a President of a major studio, several individuals on the “Forbes 400,” their spouses or mothers of their children. Over the past 40 years, Mr. Mannis has also received individual awards and industry accolades from The Hollywood Reporter, Variety, LA Business Journal and others, for his innovation and legal troubleshooting on behalf of high net worth clients and the entertainment elite. Mr. Mannis is also a prolific speaker and was honored by the Beverly Hills Bar Association’s Family Law Section as a legend in his field. On two separate occasions, Mannis was asked to present on the groundbreaking Obergefell Supreme Court (Marriage Equality) ruling and its implications on current and future family law cases. Not only is Mr. Mannis a sought after speaker at legal symposiums and university settings, but he has also offered his expertise to certified public accountants and attorneys on topics including: In 2019, "Representing High Profile Clients in the Entertainment Industry"; “High Wage Earners, Celebrity Goodwill”, “Support on Support”, “Private Judges”, and many others.