Five Paul Hastings LLP Attorneys Named Power Lawyers by The Hollywood Reporter

May 27, 2021

Los Angeles (May 27, 2021) – Paul Hastings LLP, a leading global law firm, announced today that Paul Hastings’ Entertainment and Media partners Craig Emanuel, Mickey Mayerson, Stephen Saltzman, and Susan Williams, and Employment partner Felicia Davis, were included in The Hollywood Reporter’s “Power Lawyers” list for 2021. The annual list recognizes the top 100 entertainment attorneys, litigators, and transactional lawyers behind the year’s biggest and most influential matters.

Additionally, Mickey Mayerson has been added to The Hollywood Reporter’s list of “Legal Legends”, which honors a select group of lawyers for their extraordinary career achievements and contributions to the entertainment industry. Only a handful of attorneys are inducted into the Legal Legends category each year, and those who are selected retain the title for life.

Paul Hastings’ Entertainment and Media practice is recognized as among the most notable in the market by Chambers and Partners and is routinely lauded as among the most influential in Hollywood by The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. Paul Hastings’ Employment Law practice is recognized by Chambers USA as the 2021 Labor & Employment Law Firm of the Year. Additionally, Paul Hastings LLP is the only firm to be named The American Lawyer’s Labor and Employment Litigation Law Firm of the Year twice.

In 2020, Paul Hastings launched its Entertainment and Media Litigation practice, further expanding the range of counsel and services the firm provides to clients across the industry. Paul Hastings initially established its U.S.-based Entertainment and Media practice in 2018, and the following year launched a Europe-based 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.

Today 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, employment, 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.


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