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Jessica Stebbins Bina

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Jessica Stebbins Bina is a partner in the Litigation & Trial Department. Her practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, with substantial experience in the entertainment and media industry.

Ms. Stebbins Bina has represented clients at all levels of state and federal courts. She has tried complex cases to successful jury verdicts, and has extensive motion and discovery experience. She has also litigated numerous cases through successful appeals, and argued before both the state and federal appellate courts. Her extensive litigation experience has also enabled her to assist clients in obtaining early, favorable settlements through strategic approaches.

United States: Media, technology and telecoms

Media and entertainment: litigation

Within: Media and entertainment: litigation

Marvin S. Putnam leads Latham & Watkins LLP's entertainment, sports and media litigation offering based in Century City. He and recently promoted partner Laura Washington are handling a range of matters stemming from Harvey Weinstein’s alleged sexual misconduct, including representing Miramax in several related class actions and defending ex-independent director of The Weinstein Company Holdings, Tim Sarnoff, in both the aforementioned class actions and several additional claims. Other clients include Ticketmaster, author Michael Pollan and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM); the team is advising the latter in a defamation dispute brought against President Donald Trump, including on media coverage and public interest issues relating to subpoenas for unaired The Apprentice footage, as well as assisting with internal investigations into allegations of misconduct on certain reality TV shows. Alongside Putnam, Jessica Stebbins Bina jointly leads a team including associate Robert Ellison, in the representation of MGM.

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