*Lawyers and Leaders: Andrea Nelson Meigs '94

March 11, 2021 • 12:30 PM • Virtual

Please join Dean Kerry Abrams for Lawyers and Leaders, a new series of conversations with pathbreaking figures in the legal profession and beyond. Her guest will be Andrea Nelson Meigs '94, partner and talent agent at United Talent Agency. Andrea has built a clientele over 20 years that consists of actors, writers, producers, and directors who impact and influence pop culture all around the world, including international superstar and icon Beyoncé Knowles Carter; Tony, Emmy, Oscar and Golden Globe winner Ellen Burstyn; and Oscar nominees Quvenzhané Wallis and Aunjanue Ellis. In addition to negotiating their deals in television, film, and theater, she also secures multimillion-dollar branding and book deals for them. Before leaving the practice of law to pursue a career in the entertainment industry, Andrea worked with Rep. Maxine Waters and the Los Angeles D.A.'s Office. Sponsored by the Office of the Dean. Please register in advance here: https://bit.ly/3tsHG5v. For more information, contact rachel.greeson@law.duke.edu.