Three Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP Attorneys Named "Power Lawyers" by The Hollywood Reporter

Jul 18, 2012, 12:00 ET from Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP

LOS ANGELES, July 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Solidifying its position as a top-tier entertainment transactional and litigation law firm, three attorneys from the Los Angeles office of Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP were recognized by The Hollywood Reporter as being among the Top 100 entertainment "Power Lawyers" in the industry.

Stroock Entertainment partners John Gatti, Schuyler Moore and Matthew Thompson all appear on this year's list.  Sky Moore and John Gatti continue to be mainstays for the "Power Lawyers" list, having each been honored by The Hollywood Reporter multiple times over the past few years. They are joined this year by rising star Matt Thompson who makes his "Power Lawyers" debut.  

John Gatti was named to the "Litigation" section of the list for the sixth consecutive year.  Mr. Gatti is one of America's premier entertainment litigators and a longtime honoree of "Power Lawyers."  His exceptional record in the courtroom and his high-profile clientele continue to make him a fixture on this list.

Schuyler Moore handles high profile clients and high-dollar film financing deals.  In 2012 Moore closed significant deals for studios, production companies, financiers and other major industry firms.

Matthew Thompson makes his first appearance as a Power Lawyer in the "Corporate Dealmaking" category.  Mr. Thompson has developed a reputation as a savvy dealmaker, and his work spans the entertainment and financial industries.  He handled deals valued at nearly a billion dollars in the past year alone.

Stroock is recognized as a leader in entertainment law, offering clients the resources of a national law firm and the specialized skills of a Hollywood entertainment boutique.  The lawyers of Stroock have handled some of the largest entertainment transactions over the last 30 years, touching virtually all areas of entertainment, intellectual property and media-related law.

The Hollywood Reporter's annual "Power Lawyers" issue receives thousands of nominations every year. The sixth edition of the list features the top 100 attorneys from 2012, chosen for representing the biggest deals and lawsuits of the year in film, television, and music. The results were announced online today at and the winners are being honored at a private ceremony later today.

Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP is a law firm providing transactional and litigation guidance to leading multinational corporations, investment banks and private equity firms in the U.S. and abroad.  Stroock's emphasis on client service and innovation has made it one of the nation's leading law firms for 130 years.  Stroock's practice areas include capital markets/securities, commercial finance, mergers and acquisitions and joint ventures, private equity, private funds, derivatives and commodities, employment law and benefits, energy and project finance, entertainment, environmental law, financial restructuring, financial services litigation, insurance, intellectual property, investment management, litigation, personal client services, real estate, structured finance and tax.  For more information, please visit Stroock's website at

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