Awards & Recognition

Legal 500 US Recognizes Sheppard Mullin Entertainment and Media, M&A, and Real Estate Practices; Lauds Eleven Partners, 2008

Legal 500 US
June 18, 2008

The Legal 500 US named Sheppard Mullin's Entertainment and Media, M&A and Real Estate practice groups as among the best in the country. The directory recommended the firm in the following areas: Media, Technology and Telecoms - Defamation and Libel (Fourth Tier), Film, Music and TV - Advice to Corporates (First Tier), Marketing and Advertising (Third Tier); Mergers, Acquisitions and Buyouts - M&A: West Pacific (Second Tier); and Real Estate - North California Transactions and Finance (Second Tier), North California Land Use and Zoning (Second Tier). Individually recognized partners were Kevin Goering (Defamation and Libel), Tom Leo (Film, Music and TV - Advice to Corporates), Shaun Clark (Film, Music and TV - Advice to Corporates & Marketing and Advertising), Brian Pass (Film, Music and TV - Advice to Corporates), Tom Hopkins (M&A: West Pacific), Larry Braun (M&A: West Pacific) and David Sands (M&A: West Pacific). Individual recognition was also given to Entertainment and Media partners Bob Darwell (Film, Music and TV - Advice to Corporates & Marketing and Advertising) and Marty Katz (Film, Music and TV - Advice to Corporates), and Real Estate partners Joan Story (Transactions and Finance) and Bob Thompson (Land Use and Zoning), who were recognized as Leading Lawyers in their respective practice specialties.