Alissa Miller > Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP > Los Angeles, United States > Lawyer Profile

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
1999 Avenue of the Stars
Suite 600
Los Angeles, CA 90067-6022
United States
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Work Department

Partner; Corporate


Alissa Miller advises a variety of clients in the entertainment and media industry, including borrowers, distributors, studios, independent production companies, equity investors, high-net-worth individuals, completion guarantors and others involved in a broad range of entertainment-related transactions, with a focus on media finance and distribution. She also advises film and television clients in connection with tax-advantaged financing and co-production arrangements.

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For many years, Alissa has been recognized as a leading entertainment lawyer by various industry directories and publications, including Chambers USA, The Legal 500, The Hollywood Reporter, Variety and the Los Angeles Business Journal.


Beverly Hills Bar Association


J.D., University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, 2001; B.A., University of California, Los Angeles, magna cum laude, 1998

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Media, technology and telecoms > Media and entertainment: transactional

A go-to firm in Los Angeles for financial investors in film, television, and digital media, the team at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP advises its clients on complex transactions including M&A and joint ventures. Chris Spicer leads the practice, counselling companies additionally on distribution and production matters in the US, Southeast Asia, and the Middle East. His colleague Marissa Román Griffith guides both established and new market players through complicated transactions. With Vanessa Roman the team includes a specialist on single project loans and credit facilities in the entertainment sector. Additionally, Alissa Miller is an expert on transactions between independent movie production companies and financial institutions. Further recommended for his expertise in digital distribution is associate Christopher Maddox. John Burke has retired from the firm.