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Daily Journal Features O’Melveny’s Role in Lionsgate’s Acquisition of Good UniverseOctober 24, 2017
The October 24, 2017 issue of the Daily Journal reported that O’Melveny represented independent film production company Good Universe in its sale to Lionsgate. As the publication noted, the O’Melveny team that negotiated the deal included partners Stephen Scharf, Silvia Vannini, and Robert Blashek, along with counsel Eric Geffner and Jing Cao. Partner Eric Amdursky also advised.
Scharf, co-chair of the firm's Entertainment, Sports and Media Transactions Practice, continues to be widely recognized as one of the most creative dealmakers in the entertainment and media industry. Vannini advises public and private companies on mergers and acquisitions, securities, and general corporate matters, including corporate governance, both in and out of the entertainment industry. Blashek is a skilled and seasoned tax and investment fund lawyer, whose practice covers a broad range of federal and California income tax matters. Amdursky, managing partner of O’Melveny’s Silicon Valley office, represents clients in federal and state court cases involving individual and classwide claims of employment discrimination, wrongful discharge, sexual harassment, wage and hour violations, and breach of fiduciary duty.