Marissa Román Griffith to Receive Beverly Hills Bar Association’s Entertainment Lawyer of the Year Award

(Los Angeles) – Akin Gump entertainment partner Marissa Román Griffith has been selected as the Beverly Hills Bar Association’s (BHBA) 2019 Entertainment Lawyer of the Year award winner. The award will be given to Ms. Griffith by the BHBA’s Entertainment Law Section at its annual awards dinner on May 2.

Ms. Griffith advises clients in the financing, distribution and production of film, television and digital content. Those clients include domestic and global financial institutions, borrowers and distributors.

In 2017 and 2018, The Hollywood Reporter named Ms. Griffith to its “Top 100 Power Lawyers” list (click here for more). She has also been recognized since 2013 by Variety in its “Legal Impact Report” (click here for more).

The BHBA’s Entertainment Lawyer of the Year award has been presented annually since 1989 to honor leaders in entertainment law for significant contributions to the profession.

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is a leading international law firm with more than 900 lawyers in offices throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

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