Top Paradigm literary agent David Boxerbaum is leaving the company for a position at Verve Talent and Literary Agency, Verve announced Thursday.
Boxerbaum joined Paradigm in January 2012 following a stint at APA Agency. He also previously worked at William Morris, Metropolitan and Endeavor after he started his career working for producer Jerry Bruckheimer.
Boxerbaum is known for his expertise in the spec script market. He brings with him a notable roster of directors, writers and producers.
In a joint statement, the partnership said, “We are thrilled to be working with David and for the founders that means a reunion. David embodies the principles that this company was founded upon, hard work, passion for the business, strategic thinking and a willingness to go through hell and back on behalf of the clients. We think he’s cool.”
Boxerbaum added, “Verve has a tremendous reputation for its quality and first-class representation. I am thrilled to be joining such a disruptive and forward-thinking agency.”
Boxerbaum is credited with packages like writer-actor Ken Marino’s screenplay for “Wanderlust,” starring Jennifer Aniston and Jason Bateman, as well as David Guggenheim’s “Safe House” with Denzel Washington.