Michael Adler is a renowned entertainment attorney. He passed away after a short illness.
Matthew Adler Lawyer for Viola Davis and Steven Soderbergh passes away at 73
A well-known Hollywood lawyer Michael Adler has passed away. After a brief illness, the retired partner of Lichter Grossman Nichols Adler Feldman & Clark passed away on November 9 at his Los Angeles home in the company of his family. He was 73. Adler’s funeral will be held at Mount Sinai Simi Valley on November 11 at 12:30 p.m.
The family requests memorial contributions in Adler’s honor be sent to one of his preferred organizations, such as Camp JCA Shalom, Builders of Jewish Education, or American Friends of IDC Herzliya.
After graduating from UCLA Law School and serving as a partner at Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp for five years, Adler joined then-Lichter Grossman & Nichols in 1997.
Adler was known as a straight shooter who was fiercely devoted to his clients, with a client list that included Steven Soderbergh, Viola Davis, Kristin Scott Thomas, Cary Joji Fukunaga, and Connie Nielsen, among many others.
Adler has worked on projects like the funding and distribution of the Soderbergh-directed film Magic Mike, which he did without sarcasm.
To that aim, Adler devoted a significant amount of effort prior to his retirement in 2019 moving his clients to younger partners at the business to ensure a smooth transition.
Michael Adler is married to Dr. Brenda Fabe, and he has two children, Jeremy Adler and Rachel Adler, as well as their respective husbands, Susan Smith and Jonah King.
Michael Adler was 71 years old at the time of his demise. He holds an American nationality and he belongs to the white race.