Century City

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher’s Century City office is ideally located to provide outstanding service to entertainment and media industry clients.  Established in 1966, we have one of the leading U.S. and international film finance practices and have handled some of the largest mergers in the industry.

The Century City office offers a full range of legal services, with particular capabilities in media and entertainment, corporate transactions and securities, real estate finance, and civil and commercial litigation, including antitrust, securities litigation and intellectual property.


2029 Century Park East, Suite 4000, Los Angeles, CA 90067-3026 USA

Tel: +1 310.552.8500

Fax: +1 310.551.8741


Srinivasan, Jay P.

Tel: +1 213.229.7296

Wardle, Peter

Tel: +1 213.229.7242

Gibson Dunn’s Century City team guides corporations and financial institutions in complex corporate restructurings as well as public and private financing transactions.  Our lawyers represent buyers, sellers and lenders in asset and stock purchases and sales, acquisitions, mergers, and other business combinations and related financings.  Our real estate clients range from privately held entrepreneurial developers to the owners, developers and financiers of some of the largest U.S. real estate projects.  We counsel on all aspects of asset ownership and management, development and entitlement, environmental and land use issues, financing, and investment transactions and workouts.

Gibson Dunn’s Intellectual Property Practice is known across the United States for its expertise in all facets of IP transactions and litigation.  Patent infringement litigation work spans industries from semiconductor and software to telecommunications and life sciences.  We cover the complete range of nonpatent matters, from copyright and trademark to counterfeiting and unfair competition.  We handle acquisition and divestiture of IP assets and portfolios as well as software development, source code licensing, outsourcing and distribution agreements.

Litigation and litigation avoidance are a substantial component of our practice in the Century City office, home to some of the pre-eminent U.S. trial lawyers.  We represent a diverse array of clients in matters involving media and entertainment disputes, business and commercial torts, and antitrust (including civil and criminal government investigations).  Client work additionally includes transnational litigation, class actions and other complex litigation matters.  Our Century City lawyers also counsel and advise on litigation avoidance, from constructing corporate compliance programs through consulting regularly on business strategy and tactics, to devising alternative dispute mechanisms in complex commercial transactions.

  • The firm is ranked Tier 1 by Chambers USA 2015 for Media & Entertainment Litigation and its transaction practice is ranked Tier 2.  Strengths (quotes mainly from clients) according to Chambers: “A very rich entertainment practice;” “They are superb in the areas they practice in.”
  • Chambers USA shortlisted Gibson Dunn for the Chambers USA Award for Excellence 2014 in the category of Real Estate.
  • Commercial Property Executive ranked Gibson Dunn 4th on its 2015 Leading Real Estate Law Firms list, which features “the most powerful real estate law practices” in the United States.  According to the publication, the ranked firms are “the crème de la crème, which represented the world’s best-known real estate and financial institutions in the most noteworthy and complex transactions during the past year.”
  • Law360 named Gibson Dunn a 2015 Law Firm of the Year, a recognition given to the three firms that received the most Practice Group of the Year awards.  Gibson Dunn was named among Law360‘s 2015 Practice Groups of the Year in 10 categories:  Class Action, Competition, Employment, Food & Beverage, Life Sciences, Private Equity, Real Estate, Securities, Sports, and Transportation, the most that any firm received.