Mitch Smelkinson has been made a partner in entertainment law firm Stone, Meyer & Genow.
Smelkinson started his law career in 1994 at entertainment firm Alexander, Halloran, Nau & Rose, transitioning to Stone, Meyer & Genow in 1999.
“Mitch has shown an ability to operate at the highest levels, and we are proud to make him our partner,” partner Doug Stone said.
Before becoming a lawyer, he clerked in the business affairs departments at Roger Corman’s Concorde/New Horizons and Edward R. Pressman Film Corp.
Smelkinson reps actors, writers and directors in film and television.
In addition, Allison Binder has joined the firm as an associate. Prior to joining the firm, she was an entertainment associate at Century City law firm Blanc, Williams, Johnston & Kronstadt.
Of Binder’s appointment, Neil Meyer said: “We searched for an associate for almost a year. It was well worth the wait, as not only does Allison bring to our firm tremendous experience, but her goals are consistent with ours in terms of the direction of the firm.”