Kevin Masuda and Marcellus McRae Named Among Most Influential Minority Lawyers in Los Angeles

January 28, 2019

Los Angeles Business Journal named Los Angeles partners Kevin Masuda and Marcellus McRae among its Most Influential Minority Lawyers in Los Angeles list featuring “stellar minority attorneys” who are “considered to be particularly impactful on the legal scene while serving as trusted advisors in the LA region.” The list was published on January 28, 2019.

Masuda is Co-Chair of the firm’s Media, Entertainment and Technology Practice Group and Betting and Gaming Practice Group.  He regularly 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.

McRae’s litigation and white-collar criminal defense practices focus on a wide variety of business disputes, internal investigations, and criminal prosecutions including defense of individuals and corporations in cases involving allegations of:  financial fraud, False Claims Act violations, public corruption, violations of federal and state environmental laws, health care fraud, wrongful death, criminal antitrust violations, and other matters.  He has first chaired numerous jury trials, bench trials, and arbitrations in both federal and state courts.  He has previously served as an Assistant United States Attorney with the Criminal Division, Major Frauds Section, of the United States Attorney’s Office in Los Angeles.