Four Paul Hastings Partners Recognized as Power Lawyers by The Hollywood Reporter

March 30, 2022

Century City – Paul Hastings LLP, a leading global law firm, announced today that Paul Hastings’ Entertainment and Media Transactional partners Craig Emanuel and Susan Williams, and Entertainment and Media Litigation partner Tamerlin Godley  were included in The Hollywood Reporter’s “Power Lawyers” list for 2022. 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 continues to be recognized in 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 initially established its U.S.-based Entertainment and Media Transactional practice in 2018. In 2020, the firm launched its Entertainment and Media Litigation practice, further expanding the range of counsel and services the firm provides to clients across the industry.

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. With entertainment and media industries undergoing rapid transformation as new entrants and disrupters upend the traditional business landscape, our practices focus on the unique issues surrounding the intersection of new technologies and entertainment.

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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Entertainment and Media -- Corporate

Entertainment and Media -- Finance and Restructuring

Entertainment and Media -- Litigation

Entertainment and Media -- Talent



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