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Jenner & Block’s Content, Media & Entertainment Practice was honored at the Chambers USA Awards for Excellence dinner in New York on June 7. The Practice Group bested five other shortlisted finalist firms to take home top honors in the media category. Partners Andrew H. Bart, Carletta F. Higginson and Paul M. Smith accepted the award on the firm’s and practice’s behalf in front of a packed house of more than 500 people at the famed Cipriani 42nd Street restaurant.
The awards dinner program noted that "Jenner & Block has an unparalleled track record in media and entertainment litigation, particularly involving copyright and content protection issues, and is a counsel of choice for major motion picture studios, record companies and other producers and providers of creative content. Jenner has had a stellar year once again and notably is representing motion picture studios in their copyright infringement suit against file-sharing website Hotfile.com.”
In addition to Mr. Bart, who co-chairs the practice with Partner Steven B. Fabrizio, other members of the practice include Partners Carissa Coze, Michael B. DeSanctis, Steven R. Englund, Jared O. Freedman, Amy M. Gallegos, David A. Handzo, Ms. Higginson, Kenneth D. Klein, Susan J. Kohlmann, Luke C. Platzer, Gianni P. Servodidio, Julie A. Shepard, David R. Singer, Mr. Smith, Richard L. Stone and Andrew J. Thomas as well as Associates Farnaz M. Alemi, Ethan A. Glickstein, Phillip E. Jackman, Garrett A. Levin, Jolene E. Negre, Mitchell Oates, Jennifer L. Wagman and Jennifer V. Yeh.
Pictured from the left: Awards Dinner emcee Angus Deayton; Partners Carletta F. Higginson, Andrew H. Bart and Paul M. Smith; Chambers USA Editor Laura Mills