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Law360: O’Melveny Snags Top Entertainment Atty From Manatt Phelps

October 18, 2021

Lindsay Conner, one of the most preeminent dealmakers in the entertainment industry, has joined O’Melveny & Myers LLP as a partner in their entertainment, sports, and media group. Conner has worked as outside counsel for television networks, film studios, telecom and digital media companies, and rights holders and content owners, making him one of the most accomplished lawyers in his field. “We’ve admired him and his practice for a very long time and think he’s going to be a fantastic addition to our entertainment, sports and media group,” Amy Siegel, co-head of O’Melveny’s entertainment, sports, and media practice, said. “We’re just thrilled.” Conner noted that O’Melveny’s global presence is especially important to his practice and his clients. “O’Melveny’s global reach and strengths in technology give me a particular advantage in servicing clients and make me especially excited to have joined the firm,” Conner said, adding that the firm’s strong practice groups such as mergers and acquisitions, finance, tax, and litigation all overlap with entertainment.

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