May 27, 2021
The Hollywood Reporter named Century City partner Scott Edelman, Los Angeles partners Theodore J. Boutrous Jr. and Kevin Masuda, and New York partner Orin Snyder to its 2021 Power Lawyers list, which features “the entertainment industry’s top 100 attorneys.” The feature was published on May 26, 2021.
Scott Edelman is Co-Chair of the Media, Entertainment and Technology Practice Group. He has first-chaired numerous jury trials, bench trials and arbitrations, including class actions, taking well over twenty-five to final verdict or decision. He 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.
Theodore Boutrous has represented clients in the federal and state appellate courts throughout the nation in a wide spectrum of cases. He is recognized as a tireless advocate and leader for high-stakes and high-profile cases. As both a crisis management strategist and a seasoned appellate and media lawyer, he has extensive experience handling high-profile litigation, media relations and media legal issues. He routinely advises clients in planning how to respond, and in responding, to crises and other especially significant legal problems that attract the media spotlight.
Kevin Masuda, Co-Chair of the Media, Entertainment and Technology Practice Group, 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 Snyder, Co-Chair of the Global Trial Practice Group, is one of the country’s leading trial lawyers and litigators. He represents both digital and traditional media and entertainment clients, which often seek him out for their bet-the-company cases.