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Law360: Meet The Attys Repping Disney In Its Battle Against DeSantis

April 26, 2023

The Walt Disney Company has turned to O’Melveny partners Daniel Petrocelli and Jonathan Hacker to represent the company in a lawsuit against Florida Governor Ron DeSantis challenging the constitutionality of actions taken by the state to govern the district where Walt Disney World is located. Petrocelli, chair of O’Melveny’s trial practice and a vice chair of the firm, represents clients in major litigation in areas such as sports, entertainment, intellectual property, unfair competition, business torts, securities, employment law and criminal defense. Hacker, chair of O’Melveny’s Supreme Court and appellate litigation practice, specializes in federal constitutional law, insurance, criminal law and procedure, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act and federal jurisdiction and procedure.

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