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


Choh, Candice

Tel: +1 310.552.8658

Scolnick, Kahn A.

Tel: +1 213.229.7656

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.

  • Best Lawyers named 11 Gibson Dunn partners as the 2020 Lawyer of the Year in their respective practices and cities. Three Los Angeles and Century City partners were recognized for Employee Benefits, Real Estate, and Litigation.
  • Benchmark Litigation US named the firm as one of the “Top 20 Trial Firms” in the nation and named a Century City partner to its annual “Top 100 Trial Lawyers in America” list.
  • Who’s Who Legal recognized 15 Gibson Dunn partners in their 2019 and 2020 guides, highlighting three Los Angeles and Century City partners for Litigation and Private Funds expertise.
  • Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business awarded Gibson Dunn 79 first-tier rankings. Our California Antitrust, Appellate, Litigation and Real Estate practices earned top-tier rankings.
  • Law360 named Gibson Dunn a 2019 Law Firm of the Year, a recognition given to the seven firms that received the most Practice Group of the Year awards. A total of eight Gibson Dunn practice groups were named among Law360‘s 2019 Practice Groups of the Year: Appellate, Class Action, Cyber Security & Privacy, International Arbitration, Real Estate, Securities, Sports & Betting, Technology, and Trials.
  • Variety’s 2019 Dealmakers Impact Report recognized two Gibson Dunn partners, which “highlights the top mavens guiding an industry that continues to re-invent itself.”
  • The Hollywood Reporter named three Gibson Dunn partners to its 2019 list of Power Lawyers, featuring 100 of the most influential entertainment attorneys in the industry.
  • Private Equity Real Estate (PERE) named Gibson Dunn as its Law Firm of the Year (Transactions) for North America at its annual 2018 PERE Global Awards.