Alan Epstein, Michele Mulrooney, and Alex Weingarten launched the opening of Willkie’s Los Angeles Office. All three partners join from Venable LLP. Alan Epstein is a highly-regarded transactions attorney in entertainment and media, Michele Mulrooney is a leading estate planning partner, and Alex Weingarten is a nationally recognized entertainment and business litigator. They will be joined by additional lawyers who will also be based in Los Angeles. Together they bring market-leading experience representing major companies, investors, individual clients in corporate and M&A transactions, private wealth, trusts and estates, and litigation.
Alan Epstein represents a vast array of clients in entertainment and media, including production companies and studios, content library owners and financiers, high profile talent, producers and influencers, technology companies, talent/management companies, bon on domestic and international matters. His practice focuses on corporate matters including M&A, joint ventures, financing transactions and executive compensation, and complex tax planning.
Michele Mulrooney focuses her practice on estate planning for high-net-worth individuals and their companies and non-profits. Michele has been recognized by several publications as a top woman lawyer in Los Angeles as well as one of the nation’s leading Trusts & Estates practitioners.
Alex Weingarten has a broad commercial litigation practice representing clients in areas of entertainment, probate, restructuring and business litigation. Alex has been recognized by multiple publications, including as one of the top 50 trial lawyers in Los Angeles and one of the top entertainment litigators in the nation.