Ben Sheppard

Principal

“Trust, but verify.” – Ronald Reagan

Contact

Fun Facts

Favorite place in the world:

Florence, Italy

Favorite music/band/singer:

80s music

Favorite movie or book of all time:

Debt of Honor by Tom Clancy

One word that best describes me:

Respect

When I’m not working, you’ll catch me doing this:

Hiking or Golfing

    Changes Ahead in the Film Industry

    On July 26, 2018, Green Hasson Janks’ (GHJ’s) Motion Picture and Television Participations Services team hosted the second edition of its 2018-2019 Happy Hour series, with the goal of connecting Entertainment Industry professionals with one another in a casual setting. During this event, Ben Sheppard, GHJ principal, held a Q&A session with Tom Ara, partner at Greenberg Traurig, who has deep experience with the Chinese film industry as well as independent films. Tom also serves as the chief […]

    See Details

      The Role of Litigation in Today’s Entertainment Landscape

      excerpt from our 2017 Entertainment Whitepaper: The Evolution of Profit Participations / Navigating Disruption in the Motion Picture and Television Industry Jennifer Sullivan, Senior Marketing Manager at Green Hasson Janks sits down with Ben Sheppard to discuss the role of litigation in today's Entertainment Landscape. SULLIVAN: What does the term “expert witness” mean for the entertainment sector? SHEPPARD: The expert witness concept is about bringing actual industry experience and knowledge […]

      See Details

        How Businesses Can Recover From Hurricane Harvey

        As a Houston native, the recent tragedies brought on by Hurricane Harvey are very personal to me. While I think about the devastation my friends and family are going through in Southeast Texas, I am aware that an important part of the healing process is recovery. Once everyone is safe they will need to get back to work, if at all possible.  Companies, as well as individuals, will move into the recovery phase. With all of this on my mind, it seemed like the right time to share critical […]

        See Details