Todd J. Shill
Entertainment, Business and Employment Law
Todd J. Shill
Todd Shill loves a challenge. In addition to being a skilled entertainment lawyer, Todd is a business and employment advisor who has earned the respect of both his clients and opposing counsel for thinking through all angles of a legal matter to arrive at creative, practical solutions. Todd enjoys finding nuances in cases and the pursuit of effective dispute resolution. His goal is to resolve employment and business issues as quickly and soundly as possible. To that end, Todd offers training to employers and other key personnel so that they can better understand and identify employment law concerns before issues manifest.
Todd also has extensive experience representing employers in all aspects of employment law, including cases related to discrimination, wrongful discharge, the Family and Medical Leave Act, non-compete and breach of fiduciary duty injunctive relief cases, wage and unemployment compensation. In doing so, he has also acted as lead litigation counsel for large national corporations such as AT&T, T-Mobile, and Securitas, in addition to small and medium sized businesses.
Todd has decades of experience representing entertainment companies and talent. In addition to teaching television and film at Widener Commonwealth Law School, Todd represents many of our country’s most well-known TV and film production companies, actors, musicians, authors, and AHL/NHL athletes. He regularly negotiates deals with major media companies and networks such as Simon & Schuster, Bravo, TLC, Lifetime, Discovery, MTV, VH1, A&E, Lifetime, Animal Planet, WETV, Vice, Netflix, Peacock, and Hulu. Todd also serves as the head of business and legal affairs at Hot Snakes Media and Phantasticus Pictures, as well as production counsel on many television series and films.