Steve Kotlowitz is a former partner in The Sports Corporation, one of the premiere agencies representing NHL hockey players, during which time Mr. Kotlowitz’s represented his clients for both on- and off-ice activities, including endorsements and other licensing and promotional opportunities.
Before joining The Sports Corporation in 1997, Mr. Kotlowitz was senior vice president, administration and business affairs for Los Angeles based International Creative Management, Inc., the leading Hollywood talent and literary agency. His responsibilities at ICM included administrative oversight of all company divisions including: motion pictures, television, commercials, corporate advisory services, sports, voice-overs, and new media. He also supervised all human resources activities.
Mr. Kotlowitz has negotiated movie and ancillary-related deals for many top Hollywood stars and sports figures, including Johnny Depp, Shaquille O’Neal and Jodie Foster. He also worked closely with ICM’s Corporate Advisory Services Division, whose clients included Starbucks and Bank of America.
Prior to joining ICM, Mr. Kotlowitz worked for four and a half years at Paramount Pictures Corporation where he was senior attorney in the Motion Picture and Merchandising Division. Before entering the entertainment business, he spent a year working with Cesar Chavez and the United Farm Workers at the law firm of Gould and Sayre.
Mr. Kotlowitz graduated with honours from UCLA in 1979, with a major in sociology. He received his JD from Pepperdine University School of Law in 1983, where he founded the Entertainment and Sports Law Society. He brings to Network’s benefit his vast circle of influence in both Hollywood and the sporting world, as well as specific expertise in entertainment management, all of which have created and continue to generate multiple business opportunities for Network.