O’Melveny Represents Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. in Alleged “Last Samurai” Forged Documents

December 27, 2011

A December 23,2011, Law360 article reports that O’Melveny & Myers LLP client Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. filed a motion for terminating sanctions against plaintiffs “Aaron and Matthew Benay, claiming that four documents produced by the plaintiffs earlier this year, which they maintain are critical evidence withheld by the studio, are clear forgeries.” Business Trial and Litigation partners Daniel Petrocelli and James Pearl and associate Brian Finkelstein are representing Warner Bros. in the matter. All are resident in the Firm’s Century City office.


The case is Benay et al. v. Warner Bros Entertainment Inc et al., case number 2:05-cv-08508, in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.