(LOS ANGELES) Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP’s Entertainment and Media Practice was named a Law360 Practice Group of the Year for work in 2012. Law360 cited a “trail of trial victories and successful deals for high-profile clients,” that earned them a place at the top in annual series. 

“This recognition speaks to the excellent litigation and transactional work of our attorneys on behalf of our clients in the entertainment and media industry, and the wide-ranging services our firm provides,” said Michael Hobel, partner and head of Katten’s Entertainment and Media Practice.

According to Law360, “Both groups represent some of the most well-known names in the industry, whether in trial, in transactions and even in daily phone calls where attorneys advise clients on how to avoid potential litigation.”

Katten has one of the nation’s premier, full-service entertainment and media practices, providing comprehensive domestic and international representation in the entertainment industry. Katten attorneys counsel clients engaged in all areas of entertainment, communications, new media, high-tech and related fields, including motion pictures, television, Internet, merchandising, licensing, technology, book and e-book publishing music, stage productions, interactive games and entertainment and communication systems, film finance, banking and related areas, labor relations, executive employment agreements and estate planning. The firm advises and counsels clients on copyright and trademark regulation and protection of intellectual property in all media worldwide. In addition, the litigation component of the Practice offers clients a full range of dispute resolution services including representation involving intellectual property issues, contractual and business tort disputes, distribution rights issues, and artists representation in business and personal matters.