Nina Shaw

Nina Shaw

*Congratulations to Nina Shaw. The Beverly Hills Bar Association will honor the legal star with its 2013 Entertainment Lawyer of the Year award next month, reports Deadline.com.

Among Shaw’s various clients are Oscar winner Jamie Foxx, James Earl Jones, newly named “Who Wants To Be a Millionaire” host Cedric the Entertainer and “America’s Got Talent” host Nick Cannon.

A founding partner at Del, Shaw, Moonves, Tanaka, Finkelstein & Lezcano, the lawyer has specialized in the areas of television, motion picture and live stage for almost 20 years.

Shaw is to be given the award by the Entertainment Law Section of the BHBA at its annual Beverly Hills Hotel dinner on April 16.

“The Beverly Hills Bar Association recognizes Nina Shaw for her groundbreaking work in the field of entertainment law and her strategic focus on ever-evolving technology in entertainment and its far-reaching impact on the industry, as well as for her dedication to her clients and commitment to fair play in a notoriously competitive field, said BHBA Entertainment Law Section Chair Adam Siegler in a statement.

A graduate of Barnard College and Columbia Law School, Shaw began her career in the Entertainment Department of O’Melveny & Myers. Established in 1931, the Beverly Hills Bar Association is the fifth largest bar association in California with more than 5,500 members.