Grubman Shire Meiselas & Sacks, a large media and entertainment law firm, appear to have suffered a data breach following a cyberattack which results in the leak of private information on many celebrities.
WHAT TYPE OF DATA WHERE STOLEN
The stolen data include:
- non-disclosure agreements
- phone numbers
- email addresses
- personal correspondence
The attackers are threatening to release up to 756GB of the stolen data in nine staged releases.
One of the documents released by the hacker group was an excerpt from a contract for Madonna’s 2019-20 “Madame X” with Live Nation.
WHO ARE THE FAMOUS CLIENTS OF THIS FIRM
Clients of New York-based Grubman Shire Meiselas & Sacks span music artists, actors and TV personalities, sports stars, and media and entertainment companies.
Talents and execs repped by Grubman Shire Meiselas & Sacks include Andrew Lloyd Webber, Barbara Walters, Clive Davis, David Geffen, David Letterman, Diane Sawyer, Gayle King, Iman, Irving Azoff, Jimmy Iovine, Kate Upton, Maria Shriver, Mariska Hargitay, Martha Stewart, Meg Ryan, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Nancy Grace, Naomi Campbell, Priyanka Chopra, Richard Plepler, Robert De Niro, Shay Mitchell, Sofia Vergara, Spike Lee, and the Osbournes (Ozzy, Sharon, and Kelly).
On the Music front huge names are on the client list like: AC/DC, Avicii, Barbra Streisand, Barry Manilow, Bebe Rexha, Bette Midler, Bruce Springsteen, the David Bowie Estate, Drake, Elton John, Fiona Apple, Future, Jessie Reyez, John Mellencamp, Lady Gaga, Lil Nas X, Lil Wayne, Lionel Richie, Lizzo, Madonna, Maroon 5, Nas, OK Go, Ricky Martin, Rod Stewart, Shania Twain, Sting, The Weeknd, Timbaland, Tony Bennett, U2, Usher and the Whitney Houston Estate.
Athletes who are listed as clients include Cam Newton, Colin Kaepernick, Henrik Lundqvist, LeBron James, Mike Tyson, Scottie Pippen, Sean Avery, Sloane Stephens, and Victor Cruz.