Dallas partner Kelly M. Dybala and Century City partner Matthew C. Thompson were recognized as “Power Lawyers” by The Hollywood Reporter (THR). The annual list honors the top 100 entertainment lawyers in the United States, dubbing them as industry go-tos.
Kelly was recognized for representing Univision in a deal that will see an investor group led by former Viacom CFO Wade Davis acquire a 64% stake in the media company. THR also commended her for advising clients such as casino operator Affinity Gaming and Newport Television.
THR selected Matt for his representation of Entertainment One’s management in its US$3.8 billion acquisition by Hasbro. The list further praised Matt for representing Rian Johnson and Ram Bergman from T-Street, as well as for advising Dwayne Johnson and Dany Garcia in the formation of Siete Bucks Spirits as part of their recent Teremana tequila launch.
For a full list of The Hollywood Reporter’s “Power Lawyers” 2020 list, click here.