Steven Marenberg is a partner in the litigation practice of Paul Hastings. He is the Chair of the firm’s Entertainment and Media Litigation Group and Chair of the Century City Litigation Group. His practice encompasses a wide range of commercial litigation matters in various industries, with particular concentrations in the areas of entertainment-related litigation, technology-related disputes, copyright, trademark and other intellectual property litigation, and antitrust and business tort disputes. Steve’s clients have included some of the nation’s leading motion picture studios, television networks, independent production companies, music companies, interactive game companies, and entertainers, as well as prominent technology companies.
Named to The Hollywood Reporter’s list of Power Lawyers and Variety Impact lists virtually every year since their inception, Mr. Marenberg has also been recognized as one of the country’s foremost litigators by publications including Best Lawyers in America, The Legal 500, the Los Angeles Business Journal, and the Los Angeles Daily Journal, among others. In its most recent edition of Chambers USA, Chambers & Partners once again ranked him in Band 1 for media and entertainment litigation, citing a client who noted: “He’s fantastic. There isn’t a single case that I wouldn’t trust Steve to handle and give me the best representation on.”
Chambers previously reported praise for Mr. Marenberg, commending his work as a “first-rate lawyer, particularly with regard to entertainment litigation.” One peer described him as an “excellent lawyer” and said they “love to have him on my side and hate to be against him”; another lauded his “‘excellent’ trial skills, in particular his ‘connection with the jury,’” and highlighted his ability to be “aggressive without being unpleasant,” noting that “he is very professional, very smart, and willing to think independently and creatively.”
Mr. Marenberg has extensive trial experience in federal and state courts, arbitrations, administrative proceedings, and investigations by regulatory agencies. His high-profile engagements include:
Other representative matters include:
Benchmark Litigation Distinguishes Paul Hastings’ IP Practice with Top-Tier National Ranking
October 14, 2020
Four Paul Hastings Partners Named Sports & Entertainment Law Trailblazers by The National Law Journal
October 01, 2020
Paul Hastings Helps United Talent Agency Secure Deal with the Writers Guild of America Ending Guild/Talent Agency Dispute
August 06, 2020
Paul Hastings Recognized in 2020 Variety's Legal Impact Report
July 15, 2020
Paul Hastings Accelerates Lateral Growth with Addition of Leading Entertainment and Media Litigation Partner
June 22, 2020
Paul Hastings’ Intellectual Property Practice Shines Bright with 13 Star Litigators in Managing IP’s Ranking of IP Stars
May 03, 2020
Paul Hastings Continues Lateral Growth Hot Streak, Adding Restructuring Partner James Grogan in Houston
April 16, 2020
Paul Hastings Grows in California with Leading Entertainment Litigator
March 03, 2020
Breaking Down the Epic v. Apple Fight
September 25, 2020
Recognized in The National Law Journal’s Sports & Entertainment Law Trailblazers
Craig Emanuel, Erik Hyman, Steven Marenberg, and Stephen Saltzman were noted by the National Law Journal’s Sports & Entertainment Law Trailblazers, which honors innovators and thought leaders who have made significant marks on their practice.
October 05, 2020
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
Ranked among Managing IP's 2020 IP Stars
Bruce Wexler, Yar Chaikovsky, Eric Dittmann, Naveen Modi, Hiroyuki Hagiwara, Blair Jacobs, Chris Kennerly, Joseph O'Malley, Philip Ou, Steve Marenberg, Chad Peterman, Preston Ratliff, and Rob Unikel were named 2020 IP Stars by Managing IP magazine.
May 01, 2020