Craig Emanuel Named to 2022 Variety500 Index

December 29, 2022

Paul Hastings LLP, a leading global law firm, announced today that Entertainment and Media Transactional partner Craig Emanuel has been named to the 2022 Variety500Variety’s annual index of the 500 most influential business leaders shaping the global media industry. This is the fifth consecutive year that Mr. Emanuel has been included in the prestigious list.

The profile highlights Mr. Emanuel’s representation of Madison Square Garden in work associated with the MGM Sphere, the $1.865 billion immersive Las Vegas mega-venue, scheduled to open in the latter half of 2023. The profile also notes his work for Ryan Murphy, whom he represents in the creation and production of shows for Netflix and Disney, as well as his representation of Playtone in its sale of “A Man Called Otto” to Sony and Julie Lynn and Bonnie Curtis’ Mockingbird Pictures overall deal with Skydance. Other clients include Animal Logic, Tony Gilroy, and Robert Rodriguez.

This is the latest in a series of accolades for Mr. Emanuel this year, including his inclusion in Variety’s Legal Impact Report 2022 and The Hollywood Reporter’s Power Lawyers 2022.

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