LOS ANGELES – Loeb & Loeb LLP announced today that Scott Edel has joined the firm’s Los Angeles office as a partner in the Entertainment and Media Group, where he will focus his practice on entertainment industry transactions. Edel joins from the entertainment boutique firm Kleinberg Lopez Lange Cuddy Edel & Klein LLP in Los Angeles where he was also a partner. Before joining that firm, he was the Managing Director of Air-Edel, LLC, a multi-faceted music management firm from 1996 to 1998.
“Entertainment has been one of our core practice areas since the firm was founded,” Mickey Mayerson, Managing Partner of Loeb & Loeb’s Los Angeles office said. “Scott's a natural addition to our Entertainment and Media Group as we further broaden out what is the largest and most diversified entertainment legal practice in the world.”
Edel has a significant practice in many facets of the motion picture, television and new media industries; from complex production, distribution and financing transactions and network licensing agreements to the representation of prolific production companies, writers, directors, producers and executive producers.
In addition to his work in motion pictures and television, Edel also has vast experience in the music industry where he represents several prominent film composers, performers, songwriters, producers and production and publishing companies.
“We’re excited about Scott joining us, not only because of his reputation as an accomplished deal-maker, but also because of his experience with structuring deals bridging Hollywood and Wall Street,” said Loeb & Loeb Co-Chair John Frankenheimer.
“For many years I have admired Loeb & Loeb and the superior quality of the attorneys at the firm. Their entertainment and media practice today is unparalleled in its depth and experience and is a natural fit for my practice. I am thrilled to be joining the firm and to begin working with such an exceptional group of lawyers,” said Edel.
About Loeb & Loeb LLP: Loeb & Loeb LLP is a multi-service national law firm approaching 300 attorneys focusing on select core industries and practice areas, rather than endeavoring to be all things to all clients, and is recognized as a leading law firm in the areas of corporate and securities matters; litigation; entertainment and media law; finance; real estate; intellectual property; private equity; employment; advertising and promotions and tax and wealth services. The firm represents multi-national, Fortune 100 company in their mid-market transactions and litigation matters, and serves as primary outside counsel to a multitude of mid-market clients. The firm also represents clients ranging from high tech start-ups to high net worth individuals and families. The firm has four domestic offices in Los Angeles, New York, Chicago and Nashville and an affiliation in Asia and Europe.