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Chambers USA 2013 Recognizes 11 Attorneys and 2 Practice Groups From Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp Among Nation's Best

LOS ANGELES, June 12, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP (MS&K), one of the premier entertainment and business law firms in the U.S., today announced that 11 partners from the firm's Los Angeles, New York and Washington, D.C. offices have been recognized among the top attorneys in the U.S. in the Chambers USA 2013 guide.

In addition to the recognition of the individual attorneys, two of the firm's practice groups – the Labor & Employment Practice and the Entertainment & Media Litigation Practice – were also recognized as among the best in the nation once again this year.

Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business is an independent and objective annual publication that is among the most reputable law firm directories in the world. Chambers employs a team of full-time researchers who interview thousands of lawyers and their clients around the world in order to identify the world's leading lawyers and law firms, which is determined based on those who perform best according to the criteria most valued by clients.

The 11 MS&K partners who were recognized in their respective areas of practice represents the largest number of lawyers from the firm to be recognized by Chambers in a single year.

The MS&K attorneys who were recognized individually were:

Russell Frackman in Los Angeles (Media & Entertainment Litigation)

William Cole in Los Angeles (Labor & Employment)

Adam Levin in Los Angeles (Labor & Employment)

Marc Mayer in Los Angeles (Intellectual Property)

Steven Metalitz in Washington, D.C. (Media & Entertainment)

David Wheeler Newman in Los Angeles (Tax)

Susan Kohn Ross in Los Angeles (International Trade)

Eric Schwartz in Washington, D.C. (Media & Entertainment)

Jane Stevens in New York (Media & Entertainment Copyright & Contract Disputes)

Frida Glucoft in Los Angeles (Immigration)

John Schulman in Los Angeles (Media & Entertainment Litigation)

In addition to the individual lawyers, MS&K's Labor & Employment Practice and Entertainment & Media Litigation Practice were both recognized for their work as a group in California.

"We're pleased that Chambers has recognized more MS&K lawyers this year than ever before, which illustrates the high level of legal talent we have in all three of our offices on both coasts," said Thomas Lambert, managing partner of MS&K. "We're also gratified that two of our leading practice groups have once again been recognized among the elite law firm practices in the nation."

For more than 100 years, Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP has maintained a reputation for excellence in providing sophisticated legal and business solutions for its clients in areas that include: Litigation, Intellectual Property & Technology, Labor & Employment, Entertainment & New Media, Immigration, Corporate Transactions, Homeland Security, Tax, Trusts & Estates, Real Estate, and International Trade. Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP has offices in Los Angeles, New York and Washington, D.C. For more information, visit http://www.msk.com.

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