March 2022 – The Hollywood Reporter named Kendall Brill & Kelly LLP Partner Richard B. Kendall a Power Lawyer for 2022, which is the publication’s annual recognition of the Top 100 Lawyers in Hollywood.
The publication recognized Mr. Kendall for his work on behalf of one of the world’s largest talent agencies, CAA, in its arbitration with independent film company Worldview Entertainment. Worldview had filed a $55 million lawsuit against CAA, and the case ended with Worldview dismissing all claims and walking away without payment from CAA.
The Hollywood Reporter also noted Mr. Kendall’s representation of the Garfield cartoon character and brand owner Paws Inc. in an arbitration with an Alcon Media Group subsidiary, as well as a victory for a major studio in a fee dispute with a producer on a high-profile film. In addition to being recognized several times as a Power Lawyer, Mr. Kendall has been ranked as one of the nation’s and the state’s best media and entertainment lawyers by Chambers, Variety, Benchmark Litigation, The Legal 500, and the Daily Journal. More information>