Robert D. Haymer > Latham & Watkins LLP > Century City, United States > Lawyer Profile

Latham & Watkins LLP
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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA 90067
United States

Work Department

Robert Haymer is a partner in the firm’s Entertainment, Sports & Media Practice and is also a member of the firm's Finance Committee.

Mr. Haymer advises on mergers and acquisitions, company formation, structuring and financing, and joint ventures and strategic alliances. His clients include studios, independent production and talent management companies as well as entrepreneurial clients and investors primarily in the entertainment, media and sports industries.

Position

Partner

Career

http://www.lw.com/people/rober-haymer

Lawyer Rankings

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

The Century City-based entertainment, sports and media practice at Latham & Watkins LLP boast impressive experience in the sector with strong cross-border capabilities. In a recent work highlight, practice head Joseph A. Calabrese advised Hollywood Foreign Press Association on the negotiation of an agreement for the US broadcast rights to the Golden Globe Awards on traditional network television and various new media platforms. Alongside Robert D. Haymer he also acted for Skydance in connection with Tencent’s acquisition of a minority interest in the company. Nancy A. Bruington handles a range of financing transactions and assisted Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) with the refinancing of its existing revolving and term loan credit facility and execution of a new second lien term loan facility. The group also frequently advises Lions Gate Entertainment, Warner Bros. Entertainment and Netflix;  Kenneth T. Deutsch in Los Angeles led advice to the latter on the structuring and negotiation of co-production and distribution arrangements for the upcoming motion pictures Klaus and Over the Moon, which were co-produced with parties in Spain and China respectively. Changes to the team include Christopher Brearton’s departure to an in-house role at MGM, and Justin Hamill‘s arrival in the New York office from Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP.