Variety Names Jimmy Fanelly One of Hollywood’s New Leaders

October 19, 2016


CENTURY CITY, CA—October 19, 2016—O’Melveny counsel Jimmy Fanelly is featured in Variety’s 6th annual list of Hollywood’s New Leaders 2016: Law & Finance. The special report profiles individuals younger than 40 years old who will guide the industry in the years ahead, focusing on career accomplishments that have marked the up-and-comers as future leaders.

Fanelly’s profile cites his earlier experience as a director of business and legal affairs for global sports at Fox Networks Group and notes that his legal practice at O’Melveny focuses on the licensing, acquisition, and distribution of film, television, sports, and new media properties.

“To be the best resource for our clients, I strive to understand their businesses and strategy from a holistic perspective—not just a legal one—so that they are always well positioned for their next move,” Fanelly told Variety.

Fanelly is based in O’Melveny’s Century City office and is a member of the firm’s Entertainment & Media Group.

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Julie Fei
O’Melveny & Myers LLP