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Norris McLaughlin Listed in Media Law International 2020

Posted on May 15th, 2020

The law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., is pleased to announce that it has been ranked in the Media Law International (MLI) 2020 United States Tier 2 List, the comprehensive guide of leading media law firms and practitioners across 56 global jurisdictions.

“We are truly honored by MLI’s recognition of all our efforts for our sports, entertainment and media clients, and we are very pleased that our firm is among those ranked in the United States! We count ourselves in excellent company in Tier 2 in the U.S., and we hope this is just the beginning,” said Jeanne Hamburg, one of the primary attorneys involved in the firm’s Sports, Media & Entertainment Law Industry Group who led the effort to achieve a ranking in its first-ever submission, which required an extensive summary of the firm’s media law experience, as well as client and attorney references. Hamburg is also Chair of the firm’s Internet Law Practice Group.

John N. Vanarthos, Chairman of the firm, added, “I’m so proud of our media team to have earned this Medial Law International ranking the first year we’ve applied. It’s an impressive accomplishment – the whole team should feel very proud of the work they do in this area and it’s nice to see that our dedication to providing excellent legal services has been recognized by an authoritative source.”

About Media Law International

MLI publications focus exclusively on media law, providing coverage of legal and business sectors around the world, dedicated solely to the examination of the legal media practice through producing rankings, industry insight, coverage of trends, and global legal perspectives.

To be included in the rankings, MLI distributed research questionnaires to all participating firms. For their research to be extensive and objective, they also conducted interviews with partners, in-house counsel, client, and other legal service buyers to discuss legal and economic developments, legislative changes, rankings, and firm progress. This allows MLI to accurately represent each jurisdiction under review.

About Norris McLaughlin

The Norris McLaughlin sports, media, and entertainment law attorneys bring to the firm a wealth of experience. Whether for authors, designers, influencers, celebrities, or executives employed by companies within the sports, entertainment, and media industries, Norris McLaughlin has handled a wide array of media law transactions. Its group has represented professional athletes and sports leagues, drafted celebrity licensing, endorsement, merchandising and service agreements, and handled transactions involving the publishing, film, television, music, and theatrical industry and professionals.

Norris McLaughlin services its sports, media, and entertainment law clients by leveraging the skills of a cross-functional attorney team from several disciplines within the firm, including intellectual property, trademark, copyright, business law, health care and life sciences, immigration, and labor and employment. The sports, media, and entertainment attorneys have provided legal counseling, negotiations, strategy, media supervision, and crisis management on a global basis for high-profile matters and clients. The professional expertise provided by the attorneys at Norris McLaughlin ensures that clients receive the most competent counsel in the most cost-efficient manner.