Greg SuessGreg Suess is a founding partner of ROAR, a Beverly Hills-based management and consulting company which manages the Zac Brown Band. ROAR provides comprehensive management services for its clients including talent and brand management, managing partnerships, strategic alliances and marketing strategies that engage consumers through entertainment, music, and lifestyle experiences. ROAR represents actors, writers, directors, musicians, industry icons and experts, brands, entertainment properties, legendary estates, high net worth families, and other stakeholders in the media and entertainment industry.
He is a partner of Glaser, Weil, Fink, Jacobs, Howard, Avchen & Shapiro, LLP (www.glaserweil.com), with an industry focus on general corporate law, media and entertainment. Greg made the unprecedented move of becoming "Of Counsel" to Glaser, Weil as a third year lawyer in 1999, after securing a number of high profile clients for representation, including Quincy Jones, Destination Films, Epicenter, CJ Entertainment (the largest entertainment company in South Korea), EROS International (the largest film company in India), WAXs (the largest independent action sports studio), and The Milken Family Foundation. From 1999 to 2004, Greg led the firm's technology and innovation practice group. Prior to founding ROAR, Greg was listed as a "Super Lawyer" by both Los Angeles Magazine and Law & Politics magazine in each of 2004 - 2006, and 2011, and was listed in the Los Angeles Business Journal as being a top executive in the Los Angeles business community. Prior to joining the law firm, Greg was director of business development for Knowledge Exchange, an educational entertainment-publishing firm in Santa Monica, founded by Michael Milken. The firm was bought out by management in 1996 and was the predecessor-in-interest to Knowledge Universe.
Greg holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Southern California (Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies), and holds a JD/MBA from Pepperdine University. Greg co-published I Love You Man, But Not Like That, Andrews McMeel Publishing (2007), and co-published The Of Counsel Role and Its Implications for Law Firms, Los Angeles Lawyer Magazine, Volume 27, No. 5, July 2004. Greg has been recognized in a number of publications as a leader in both philanthropic and business endeavors in the Los Angeles community. He is a member of the Big Brothers and Big Sisters Organization, a member of the Milken Young Leader's Circle, serves on the Board of Directors of TicTock Studios in Saugatuck, Michigan (www.tictockstudios.com), and on the board of directors of Derycz Scientific (NASDAQ: DYSC).