David Hernand and Susan Williams Named Among The Hollywood Reporter’s Top Dealmakers of 2022
January 09, 2023
Paul Hastings LLP M&A partner David Hernand and Entertainment and Media partner Susan Williams were named on The Hollywood Reporter’s “Top Dealmakers of 2022” list, which features top business executives, lawyers, and other advisors on the frontlines of industry-shaping transactions.
The duo were highlighted as lawyers adapting to an ever-shifting content environment and were noted for their work in 2022 on several high profile transactions. Among those deals, specifically, the profile noted their joint representation of Fox in its acquisition of Mar Vista Entertainment. Mr. Hernand was recognized for guiding HYBE in its acquisition of Scooter Braun’s Ithaca Holdings while Ms. Williams was recognized for her work for 777 Partners crafting the financing for the acquisition of STX Entertainment.