Law360: O’Melveny Adds Media & Technology Co-Chair In NY

September 13, 2022

O’Melveny has hired Matthew Syrkin as a corporate partner and co-chair of its media and technology group in New York. “For someone like me, whose practice is about the convergence of technology with media and entertainment, I don’t think there’s a better platform out there that’s in pole position to seize upon this sort of technology gold rush that’s going on,” Syrkin said about the opportunity to join O’Melveny. Syrkin is one of the nation’s leading experts in making media, technology, advertising, entertainment, consumer retail, and financial services deals. “Across the globe, our clients tell us they need sophisticated, innovative, and proactive counsel in the media and technology space — and Matt’s strengths align perfectly with that need,” O’Melveny chair Bradley Butwin said. Syrkin is the 13th technology-focused lateral partner who has joined O’Melveny this year.

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