Nancy A. Bruington > Latham & Watkins LLP > Century City, United States > Lawyer Profile

Latham & Watkins LLP
United States

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Nancy Bruington is a partner in the firm’s Entertainment, Sports & Media Practice.

Ms. Bruington focuses her practice on entertainment, sports and media finance. She represents studios, production companies, equity sponsors, mezzanine investors and financial institutions in motion picture and television financing and co-financing transactions, corporate finance transactions and the formation and capitalization of entertainment companies.




Lawyer Rankings

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

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Nancy A. BruingtonLatham & Watkins LLP

A powerhouse at the heart of the media & entertainment industry in Los Angeles, the team at Latham & Watkins LLP advises independent production companies, major motion picture studios, and new media companies on industry-shaping deals. Practice head Joe Calabrese is renowned for his expertise in the field and guides entertainment and media companies through their creation, operation, and financing such as Illumination Entertainment which he advises on its relationships with Illumination Mac Guff and NBC/Universal. Ken Deutsch is a first choice expert on joint ventures and capitalizing new content production and financing entities. He led the team in representation of Hammerstone, LLC in the creation of a gaming investment fund and co-financing for a ‘Black 5’ video game with Rogue Games and Columbia Pictures. Alongside Deutsch in this matter was Kendall Johnson, who is sought after for her expertise in cross-over matters of entertainment and sports. On the corporate side of the practice, Nancy A. Bruington  is a specialist in the financing of media & entertainment. In New York, Justin Hammill focuses his expertise on high-value M&A and private equity deals. The team has recently further bolstered its strength in this particular area with the hire in July 2021 of counsel Jing Cao  from O’Melveny & Myers LLP, an expert in debt financing in the entertainment space. Robert D. Haymer has retired from the practice.