Latham & Watkins LLP

Media & Entertainment Department

District of Columbia
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What the team is known for Respected regulatory and transactional practice in DC that is bolstered by the firm's nationwide presence. Called upon to secure sensitive regulatory approvals in large-scale M&A involving businesses in the media and entertainment sector. Clients include production companies, cable operators and industry associations. Standout litigation capabilities make it a strong choice for regulatory enforcement proceedings.

Strengths One client says: "Their service is excellent. They keep us apprised of questions and issues, and always meet deadlines."

Another sources appreciates the "good practical business advice" and adds that the attorneys are "available, prompt and just excellent contract negotiators."

"Latham & Watkins is home to some of the smartest lawyers out there," according to one interviewee.

Work highlights Assisted Facebook with several regulatory investigations into alleged data breaches and instances of GDPR noncompliance.

Notable practitioners


Matthew Brill
is well versed in handling regulatory and litigation matters on behalf of clients in the telecommunications and media sector. Clients describe him as "very responsive, thorough, and an expert in his work."