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August 2017

Gordon & Rees Launches Entertainment, Fashion, Media & Sports Group

Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani has launched its Entertainment, Fashion, Media & Sports Group which refocuses its former Sports, Media & Entertainment Group. Led by partner Philip Robert Brinson of the firm’s Houston office, the group provides in-depth experience across the interrelated spectrum of entertainment, fashion, media, and sports, along with the extraordinary number of casualty, employment, media, and professional liability claims and suits handled by the specialty lines for every major insurance provider.

Gordon & Rees offers a focused, dynamic team of experienced lawyers who have devoted their practices to the entertainment, fashion, media, and sports industries. Our team has extensive experience representing:

  • award-winning producers, directors, actors, managers, studios, and writers in the motion picture and television industry;
  • recording artists, producers, managers, and songwriters in the music industry;
  • models, agencies, designers, manufacturers, and producers in the fashion industry;
  • authors, publishers, photographers, agencies, and illustrators in the print and online media industry;
  • athletes, coaches, managers, and teams for a myriad of professional and amateur sports; and
  • entertainment venues, including music and film festivals, theaters, stadiums, nightclubs, live music venues, and rodeo arenas.

The group’s full range of legal services, combined with its national footprint in jurisdictions from Hollywood to New York, Austin to Nashville, and Chicago to Miami, will strengthen client service.

Gordon & Rees is a national litigation and business transactions firm with more than 700 lawyers in 45 offices across the United States. Our lawyers provide full service representation to public and private companies ranging from the Fortune 500 to start-ups. Founded in 1974, Gordon & Rees is recognized among the fastest growing and largest law firms in the country and continues to climb the ranks of both The Am Law 200 and The National Law Journal. Additionally, in 2017 Law360 ranked the firm 48th on its list of the largest U.S. firms and The American Lawyer ranked the firm at No. 32 on its Diversity Scorecard.

Philip Robert Brinson