Chris Spicer Named Among “Hollywood’s New Leaders” by Variety

Akin Gump entertainment and media counsel Chris Spicer has been selected as one of Variety’s New Leaders in the category of Film and Finance.

Variety spotlighted his work in the “$1 billion-plus financings for Comerica, Union Bank, Endgame, East West Bank and other financiers on multiple, single-project loans for such global franchises as Twilight and The Hunger Games.”  His representation of Media Rights Capital in a five-year senior secured $350 million revolving credit facility was also noted.

Spicer’s recognition follows his selection, also by Variety, as one of five up-and coming individuals in its “Dealmakers Impact Report” of December 2012.  To read the full press release on that honor, please click here.