NEW YORK (April 21, 2014) - Barbara Meili, Chair of the New York Entertainment and Media Practice at the international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP has been named among the 2014 “Top Dealmakers” by Multichannel News. According to its website, Multichannel News presents this award to outstanding individuals who have played a significant role in the entertainment and media industry.
Meili represents clients in the U.S. broadcast and cable industries, including counseling clients in virtually all aspects of licensing, content acquisition and distribution arrangements, merger and acquisition activity and regulatory and compliance issues. Meili has received many accolades for her work, including Hollywood Reporter naming her to its “Power Lawyers: Top 100 Outside Counsel” list. She was also recently listed as one of the “Most Powerful Women in Cable” by CableFAX. Other top lawyer lists have ranked her among the best in her practice area including Chambers & Partners USA, Best Lawyers, Super Lawyers and Legal 500. She holds a J.D., magna cum laude, from New York Law School and a B.A. from Bennington College.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Entertainment & Media
With offices situated in the centers of the entertainment industry, Greenberg Traurig has one of the preeminent, international multidisciplinary entertainment and media practices. The Greenberg Traurig Entertainment & Media practice focuses on the music, motion picture, television, sports, Internet, digital media, publishing and theater industries. The team has access to key players in the entertainment industry and provides clients with the business-oriented and dedicated counsel needed to thrive in today’s multidiscipline, multimedia entertainment marketplace. U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers® selected Greenberg Traurig LLP as the “Law Firm of the Year” in Entertainment Law - Music as part of the 2011-2012 “Best Law Firms.”