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JAY RAKOW NAMED SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT AND DEPUTY GENERAL COUNSEL OF PARAMOUNT PICTURES

 HOLLYWOOD, June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Jay Rakow has been named senior vice president and deputy general counsel of Paramount Pictures, it was announced today. He will report to Executive Vice President and General Counsel Richard Zimbert.
 In his new position, Rakow will work closely with Zimbert on all aspects of the company's legal business.
 "Jay's extensive experience in all aspects of entertainment litigation make him an ideal executive to handle the complex legal matters of a major entertainment company," Zimbert said.
 Rakow's most recent association was as a founding partner with the Los Angeles law firm Christensen, White, Miller, Fink & Jacobs since 1988.
 Before that, he was with Wyman, Bautzer, Christensen, Kuchel & Silbert in Los Angeles, first as an associate from 1980-1984, and then as a partner from 1984-1988.
 Prior to that, Rakow served as an associate with the New York firm Dewey, Ballantine, Bushby, Palmer & Wood, from 1977-1980.
 Rakow holds a J.D. with honors from Cornell law School and a bachelor of arts from New York University.
 Paramount Pictures is part of the entertainment operations of Paramount Communications Inc.
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 /CONTACT: James Arnold of Paramount Pictures, 213-956-5767/


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