Four Partners Named to Variety’s 2020 Legal Impact Report

July 14, 2020

Variety has named Century City partner Scott Edelman, Los Angeles partner Kevin Masuda and New York partner Orin Snyder to its 2020 Legal Impact Report, an annual list of the leading attorneys in the entertainment industry who have “made massive deals and litigated thorny disputes for entertainment industry clients, studios and networks.” Los Angeles partner Ilissa Samplin was named to the Up Next category, recognizing up and coming attorneys in the entertainment industry. The report was published on July 14, 2020.

Scott Edelman, Kevin Masuda and Orin Snyder are Co-Chairs of Gibson Dunn’s Media, Entertainment and Technology Practice Group.

Scott represents multiple studios, television networks, music companies, production companies and other media-related entities.  Recognized as go-to counsel for his deep litigation experience, he is consistently recognized by legal and industry publications for his work.

Kevin represents content companies, including motion picture studios and music companies, technology companies, gaming companies, private equity funds, sports and talent agencies, and other clients in various types of business transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, investments, restructurings, public and private securities offerings, licensing agreements, sponsorships, and other strategic agreements.

Orin is one of the country’s leading trial lawyers.  He represents both digital and traditional media and entertainment clients, which often seek him out for their bet-the-company cases.

Ilissa Samplin has represented corporate and individual clients in the media, entertainment, technology, and fashion industries in a wide range of litigation in both federal and state court.