Cindy Clark has been named vice president of production for Dick Clark Productions. Currently, she is co-producer of the prime-time series "Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction," for the Fox network. Most recently, Clark was director of development and a producer for the company.

Rick Hassen has joined Sea Level, a visual effects production boutique in Santa Monica, as executive producer. In this position, he will oversee production and other day-to-day activities for the company, as well as work with senior management to chart the future direction of the company and develop new markets for its services. Hassen was formerly senior vice president at Pacific Ocean Post.


Peter Ezzell has been named firmwide managing partner at Haight Brown & Bonesteel, a litigation firm in Los Angeles. Ezzell is a partner in the firm's product liability and tort litigation practice group, specializing in major disaster litigation, and will be responsible for implementing the firm's new strategic business plan. Ezzell has spent his 29-year career with the firm.

Peter M. Juzwiak has joined the corporate securities practice of Irell & Manella LLP, a full-service law firm in Los Angeles. Based in Century City, Juzwiak will cover a broad range of corporate transactions including mergers and acquisitions and public and private financing transactions, specializing in legal matters pertaining to Internet and high-technology industries. Juzwiak was formerly vice president and general counsel at eToys Inc.

New Media

Ron Cushey and Kevin Gavin have joined Communications Inc., a networks and workflow applications provider in Manhattan Beach. Cushey, who will be serving as chief financial officer, was most recently CEO of the Hollywood Stock Exchange. Gavin will be serving as vice president of marketing. Previously, he was chief marketing officer for InternetConnect in Torrance.

Eric Marston has joined FirstLook, a streaming media and technology solutions provider in Sherman Oaks, as chief technology officer. He will oversee the company's Web site infrastructure, managing everything from hosting to the software and database design and development of FirstLook's client extranet application and encoding division. Marston was most recently a lead developer/architect for IBM Global Services.

Real Estate

Cyrano Adlawan has joined Stone Co., a commercial real estate company located in Los Angeles. As an associate, Adlawan will be specializing in representing tenants in commercial property renewals and relocations. Previously, he worked with Charles Dunn Co. as a sales and leasing associate in West Los Angeles.

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