There's no business...

Sorry, I don't have photos (talk to the LAO bean counter), but I can assure you that Wall Street lawyer Usman Shaikh is one good-looking dude. ABC even had him on "One Ocean View," a short-lived reality series ("Usman's male chauvinist attitude may get him in trouble with the house's high-powered, opinionated females," reads the network flackery). Anyhoo, Defamer got its hands on an email announcing his plans to give up the NY scene and come out here to be ... an agent?

I am moving on. After having been named Wall Street Journal's "Lawyer of the Day", a Page Six mention, a [failed] network reality show, appearances in various tabloids, there simply is nothing more left for me to do in New York City. Or, rather, I've overstayed my welcome. So on January 31, like so many before me, I'm heading West to find fame and fortune in "the movie business". Specifically, I've been accepted into the Agent Trainee Program at International Creative Management, Inc. (ICM) in Beverly Hills. Rest assured that my impeccable lawyering skills will in fact be put to good use...albeit as a Hollywood Agent.

Previous post: Two more departures from ICM

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Mark Lacter created the LA Biz Observed blog in 2006. He posted until the day before his death on Nov. 13, 2013.
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