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Numerous Media Outlets Report on O'Melveny’s Representation of Hollywood Foreign Press Association in Golden Globes Trial

January 26, 2012

An O’Melveny & Myers LLP Business Trial & Litigation Practice Group team, headed by partner and practice group chair Daniel Petrocelli, is mentioned in the January 24, 2012, Deadline Hollywood article “Golden Globes Courtroom Sideshow Begins,” for the firm's representation of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association in its feud with Dick Clark Productions over who controls the TV rights to the Golden Globes.

The trial began on January 23, 2012. “HFPA Kicks Off Trial In Golden Globes Broadcast Fight,” also published January 24, 2012, in Law360, noted that Petrocelli delivered opening remarks and questioned HFPA’s first witness Fran La Maina. The article also named Robin M. Wall, Amy Riley Lucas, Linda J. Smith and Marvin S. Putnam of O'Melveny & Myers as part of the team representing HFPA.

Coverage of the trial continued throughout the week, with numerous media outlets, including the LA Times "Company Town" Blog, The Hollywood Reporter, TheWrap.com, Variety, and Reuters, reporting on O'Melveny's representation of HFPA.

The case is Hollywood Foreign Press Association v. Red Zone Capital Partners II LP et al., case number 2:10-cv-08833, in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.