Media, Sports & Entertainment
At Paul, Weiss, we help build the business of media, sports and entertainment. Traditional and emerging media, sports and entertainment companies and their investors trust us to handle their most important and complex matters–whether a game-changing corporate transaction or financing, matters involving valuable intellectual property, a high-profile litigation or an internal investigation.
Paul, Weiss represented global entertainment company Boat Rocker Media in its cash-and-stock acquisition of production company Matador Content, which is behind Paramount Network’s Lip Sync Battle and other popular series. Under the terms of the transaction, Matador founders Jay Peterson and Todd Lubin remain at the helm of Matador. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
The Paul, Weiss team included corporate partners Brian Lavin, Eric Goodison and Matthew Abbott; tax partner Lindsay Parks; intellectual property partner Chuck Googe; real estate partner Salvatore Gogliormella; employee benefits counsel Jarrett Hoffman; entertainment counsel Carolyn Casselman; and international trade counsel Richard Elliott.November 8, 2018