P. John Burke Nine for Nine as THR Power Lawyer

(Los Angeles) – Akin Gump entertainment and media practice head P. John Burke has been recognized as a Power Lawyer by The Hollywood Reporter for the ninth consecutive year, beginning with the recognition’s inception in 2007.

In its “Power Lawyers” feature, THR honors what it calls the “industry’s most powerful lawyers” in the categories of talent, litigation and corporate.

As in previous years, Mr. Burke was recognized in the corporate category. THR spotlighted under “Why He Matters” his work with film financing company Dune Capital Management in its acquisition of a large percentage of Relativity Media in a deal in which Dune’s founder joined Relativity’s board as co-chairman with that company’s founder.

Most recently, Mr. Burke was also recognized, with entertainment and media partner Marissa Román Griffith, in Variety’s Legal Impact Report (learn more here).

Founded in 1945, 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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