O'Melveny & Myers LLP

Media & Entertainment: Transactional Department

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What the team is known for Continues to advise entertainment and media companies on a wide array of transactions, including cross-border matters. Frequently represents foreign and domestic investors in complex film financing and M&A. Also adept at negotiating large licensing, production and distribution agreements. Offers further expertise in new media and sports broadcasting.

Strengths A client describes it as an "excellent firm" and adds: "The team is fast to respond, thoughtful and able to manage internal resources to best serve the client."

Another client highlights the firm's "industry knowledge and ability to work as a team."

Work highlights Represented BRON Studios in a $100 million multi-picture co-financing deal with MGM.

Notable practitioners

Bruce Tobey
has a wide-ranging transactional practice, which includes handling financing and distribution deals on behalf of premier clients in the film and TV business. Sources describe him as a "very seasoned and extremely technical."