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Four Paul Hastings Partners Named Sports & Entertainment Law Trailblazers by The National Law Journal

October 01, 2020

CENTURY CITY, CALIF., October 1, 2020 – Leading global law firm Paul Hastings is pleased to announce that four of its partners have been named Sports & Entertainment Law Trailblazers by The National Law Journal.

The Journal recognizes practitioners who are “agents of change” and “have made significant marks on the practice, policy and technological advancements in their sector.”

Paul Hastings Entertainment and Media Partners Craig Emanuel, Erik Hyman and Stephen Saltzman, and Litigation partner Steven Marenberg, were honored on the 2020 Trailblazer list, which was announced today.

  • Mr. Emanuel is global chair of the firm’s Entertainment and Media practice.
  • Mr. Hyman chairs the firm’s Century City Entertainment and Media practice.
  • Mr. Saltzman is chair of the firm’s Asia and Europe Entertainment and Media practice.
  • Mr. Marenberg is chair of the firm’s Entertainment and Media Litigation Group as well as the Century City office’s Litigation practice.

The firm’s Entertainment and Media practice is routinely recognized as among the most influential in Hollywood by The Hollywood Reporter and Variety, and is ranked with the most notable in the market by Chambers and Partners. Messrs. Emanuel, Hyman, Saltzman and Marenberg were among eight Paul Hastings attorneys recognized last summer in Variety’s Legal Impact Report for handling the most consequential and high-profile entertainment industry matters. Variety’s Legal Impact Report also recognized Entertainment and Media transactional partners David Hernand, Mickey Mayerson and Susan Williams, along with litigation partner Bo Pearl.

In 2019 Paul Hastings launched a European-based Entertainment and Media team that advises production, distribution and media companies and financial institutions, funds and high net-worth investors in Europe and Asia as well, as U.S.-based clients, on cross-border entertainment and media transactions in these regions.

The firm’s global interdisciplinary team is at the forefront of the market, with savvy, deeply experienced advisors who work closely with clients to develop innovative solutions for financing, corporate, capital, and distribution and cross border transaction matters. Paul Hastings also provides a full breadth of talent representation in film, television and digital media.

At Paul Hastings, our purpose is clear — to help our clients and people navigate new paths to growth. With a strong presence throughout Asia, Europe, Latin America, and the U.S., Paul Hastings is recognized as one of the world’s most innovative global law firms.