MATTHEW THOMPSON is a partner in Sidley’s Century City office and leader of the Media and Entertainment group firmwide. He represents entertainment companies and sources of capital in complex M&A and financing transactions, as well as general corporate matters. He also represents entertainment companies and other related firms in a wide variety of industry-focused transactions.
Matt currently serves as the co-chair of the UCLA Entertainment Symposium Advisory Committee, is a member of the Ziffren Center for Media, Entertainment, Technology and Sports Law Advisory Board and is a member of the USC-BHBA Entertainment Institute Advisory Board. He holds a number of leadership positions and serves on Sidley’s firmwide and co-chair of the local office Practice Development Committee; the Committee on Retention and Promotion of Women; the firmwide New Business Committee; the firmwide Counsel Committee; and the Greater Los Angeles Recruiting Committee.
Admissions & Certifications
- University of California, Hastings College of the Law, J.D., 1991
- University of California, Berkeley, B.A., 1988