James Bo Pearl is a partner in the Entertainment and Media Litigation practice and is based in the firm’s Century City office. He represents companies in the entertainment, sports, and technology industries in their general business, intellectual property, and antitrust litigation.
Legal 500 recommends Mr. Pearl as an “outstanding litigator.” He was included in the prestigious Variety Legal Impact Report, which lists the most influential entertainment attorneys. The Recorder hailed him in 2017 as a “Giant-slayer” for his work in the Kesha/Dr. Luke litigation. Finally, The American Lawyer nominated Mr. Pearl and his team for its Global Legal Litigation/Dispute Resolution Matter of the Year in 2017 for their $3 billion summary judgment win for Samsung in the Optical Disk Drive case.
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Recognized in Variety's 2020 Legal Impact Report
The firm’s Century City Entertainment and Media practice was recognized in Variety’s Legal Impact Report. Variety’s prestigious Legal Impact Report is an annual list that features top in-house attorneys, litigators, and transactional lawyers who have made a major impact behind the most substantial and significant deals in the media and entertainment industries.
Eight Paul Hastings partners were recognized individually from the Firm’s Entertainment and Media transactional and litigation practices: Craig Emanuel, David Hernand, Erik Hyman, Mickey Mayerson, Stephen Saltzman, Susan Williams, Steven Marenberg, and Bo Pearl.
July 14, 2020