Media, entertainment, and technology have evolved side by side, with advances in one shaping the growth of the others. That’s as true during the dawn of radio, film, and television as it is in today’s age of streaming services, social media, and virtual reality. Throughout decades of innovation and creative disruption, one firm has offered steady guidance to all the major industry players: O’Melveny.
With a storied history of Hollywood dealmaking and a thriving Silicon Valley practice, O’Melveny MediaTech is ideally positioned to counsel clients on transformative deals shaping the media and technology landscape. We bring a deep understanding of the unique needs of mediatech businesses, drawing on our wealth of experience advising entrepreneurs, early-stage companies, content creators, delivery platforms, angel investors, and venture capital funds on strategies that support, monetize, grow, and protect their legal and business interests.
Geographic presence mirrors key US mediatech centers: Long rooted in Los Angeles—where we have the longest history of any law firm—O’Melveny has branched out across the globe, including offices serving all the major mediatech hubs: Century City, Downtown Los Angeles, Newport Beach, Silicon Valley, San Francisco, and New York.
- Deep industry experience: We are unique among law firms in our ability to offer a first-rate Hollywood media and entertainment practice—three-time winner of Chambers’ Award for Excellence in Media; five-time winner of Law360’s Media & Entertainment Practice Group of the Year—in combination with a “true” Silicon Valley practice that has closed venture capital financings at a one-per-day pace over the last dozen years.
- Star-studded client roster: Our clients have included Hollywood’s best-known studios, billion-dollar media start-ups, disruptive delivery platforms and technologies, influential venture capital and private equity funds, as well as major global corporations with significant digital media interests—giving us an in-depth understanding of the particular issues in each segment of the industry.