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Legendary Entertainment General Counsel Praises O'Melveny's Representation on Key Matters in Daily Journal Profile

January 23, 2012

J. Martin Willhite, general counsel for Legendary Entertainment, recently told the Daily Journal that the entertainment company relied on O'Melveny for advice on issues related to a joint venture it launched in Asia last year.

In a January 19, 2012 article titled, "GC Q&A Profile: J. Martin Willhite," the executive said Legendary "worked with O'Melveny & Myers LLP's Hong Kong lawyers quite a bit on financial regulations and stock exchange items."

In June 2011, O'Melveny lawyers advised Legendary on the formation of Legendary East Ltd., a Hong Kong-based entertainment company that will develop and produce China-themed feature motion pictures for a global audience. Legendary Entertainment teamed with Huayi Brothers Media Corp., a leading Chinese media conglomerate, and entrepreneur Kelvin Wu to form the new company.