April 2018 – Congratulations to KBK Partners Richard B. Kendall and Philip M. Kelly on being named to Variety’s list of Hollywood’s leading litigators. They were among the attorneys cited as leaders in Hollywood in Variety’s 2018 Legal Impact Report. The annual report highlights the top attorneys working in Hollywood who had a major impact on the entertainment industry over the past year.

Variety cited Mr. Kendall’s and Mr. Kelly’s representation of media and tech companies, networks, agencies and studios, including Viacom, Paramount, and NBCUniversal. The publication also noted their recent success for client Viacom, a settlement for client Universal Studios in a major profit participation/slate financing dispute with a hedge fund, and the dismissal of a 12-year-long case involving the estate of a well-known business manager.