Chambers USA Once Again Recognizes Pryor Cashman as One of Top Firms in U.S. in Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions and Media & EntertainmentJune 8, 2012
Pryor Cashman is proud to announce that Chambers USA 2012 has once again recognized it as one of the top law firms in the United States in the fields of Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions and Media & Entertainment.
The Chambers guides list the top lawyers in 176 countries around the world, providing independent rankings and editorial commentary. Chambers researchers speak with clients, find out which law firms they use and how they rate them for their legal ability and client service.
Below is what Chambers USA 2012 had to say about Pryor Cashman LLP.
Corporate Law and Mergers & Acquisitions
Chambers USA 2012 once again recognized Pryor Cashman as one of the most highly regarded firms in the fields of Corporate Law and Mergers & Acquisitions. As stated in Chambers USA 2012:
“This midmarket practices offers its clients broad experience in public and private offerings, joint venture and traditional M&A work. Recent clients include The Bank of New York Mellon and China Green Agriculture. The team has completed deals for the likes of Lady Gaga, having represented her on an investment in the new website platform developers, The Backplane. The firm also advised Brite Media Group in its subsidiary’s purchase of the New Jersey and Los Angeles experiential marketing divisions of Alloy Media + Marketing.
Sources approached by Chambers USA 2012 had this to say about Pryor Cashman’s Corporate Group: “Their breadth of capability is superb and they deliver everything on time and appropriately balance the situation.”
Partner Eric Hellige, who heads Pryor Cashman’s Corporate Group, was recognized by Chambers USA 2012 as a key individual in the practice.
Media & Entertainment
Chambers USA 2012 once again rated Pryor Cashman LLP as one of the top firms in the country in the field of Media & Entertainment, encompassing film, television music, and theatre. As stated in Chambers USA 2012:
“Pryor Cashman advises clients on all areas of entertainment law, covering both transactional and litigation work. The group has a substantial music practice, which includes licensing content, such as ringtones, downloads, streaming and music video services. It counts Kanye West, Lady Gaga and EMI among its distinguished client base.
Sources approached by Chambers USA 2012 had this to say about Pryor Cashman’s Entertainment Group: “They have strong entertainment business expertise and experience, strong relationships within the industry, and are able to adapt to changing circumstances.”
The key individuals in the practice recognized by Chambers USA 2012 are Partners James Janowitz and Howard Siegel.
Janowitz, Chair of Pryor Cashman’s Entertainment Group, was recognized in the area of Film & Television. As stated by Chambers USA 2012, Janowitz “is praised for his ‘broad range of entertainment experience, business knowledge and problem solving.’ He is highly recommended for his film financing work and is currently acting for a Fortune 500 company that has decided to finance an existing lender to film companies.”
Siegel was recognized in the field of Music. As noted by Chambers USA 2012, Siegel “is an esteemed entertainment lawyer with over 35 years of experience under his belt. He particularly concentrates on music, where he assists recording artists, songwriters, producers, managers and executives.”
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