California shake-up continues as Mitchell Silberberg combines with boutique

Los Angeles-based Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp, well-known for its entertainment and new media practice, is to become a 130-lawyer firm on Wednesday when it merges with Richardson Patel.

Entertainment firm Mitchell Silberberg has merged with a boutique Wollertz

The combined firm - which retains the name of Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp - predicts an annual revenue of $80m through its offices in LA, New York and Washington DC. Kevin Gaut of the Mitchell Silberberg side will be the chair of the firm - with Nimish Patel of Richardson Patel acting as vice-chair. 


The two firms worked together earlier this month on a Series A preferred stock financing for Reload Studios, Inc. Mitchell Silberberg includes Fox and Universal Music Group among its clients. Sources: Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp and Richardson Patel

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