Matt Thompson joins Sidley Austin as a partner and as co-head of Sidley’s media and entertainment practice. He will play a key role in leading the firm’s media and entertainment practice and in. Matt co-led the entertainment group at Stroock, where he built a substantial practice focused on serving clients in the media and entertainment sector. Matt was recently named to The Hollywood Reporter’s 2015 “Top 100 Power Lawyers” list, an honor he’s received multiple times. He was also recognized by Variety as a 2015 Legal Impact Report honoree, which identifies the top 50 entertainment lawyers making a noteworthy impact in the entertainment industry.