NINA SHAW is a founding partner in the entertainment law firm of Del Shaw Moonves Tanaka Finkelstein & Lezcano. Her practice is in the television, motion picture, and live stage area. A native New Yorker, Shaw was born and raised in Harlem and The Bronx, educated in the New York City public school system and is a graduate of Barnard College and Columbia Law School. Among her clients are successful and award winning actors, writers, producers and directors as well as entrepreneurs and entertainment executives. She began her legal career in the entertainment department of the law firm of O’Melveny & Myers. She is a Variety Dealmaker Impact honoree and has been named repeatedly to The Hollywood Reporter’s Women in Entertainment Power 100 list. She is a recipient of the WIF Crystal Award, and in 2013 was named Entertainment Lawyer of the Year by the Beverly Hills Bar Association. Most recently, she was honored by Essence Magazine with its 2016 Black Women in Hollywood Power Award, and also in 2016 Shaw was profiled in the New York Times article She’s the Hollywood Power Behind Those Seeking a Voice. Shaw has a long-standing commitment to the education of children and in particular is an advocate for the education of girls and women. She is currently vice president of the board of directors of the Independent School Alliance for Minority Affairs. Additionally, she is among the founding organizers of Time’s Up.