When Lionsgate gobbled up an $800 million revolving credit facility in September, outside attorney Bruington worked on behalf of Lionsgate but focused on the lending banks.
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As a newbie studio attorney, Andrew Gumpert benefited from a crash course not taught in any law school.
Beverly Hills Bar Assn. continues to educate members
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