MPAA re-orgs legal staff

Kinney, Robbins among promotions

The MPAA’s general counsel Henry Hoberman is reorganizing his staffs, including the promotion of Linda Kinney as senior VP and associate general counsel in Washington and Dan Robbins to senior VP and associate general counsel in Los Angeles.

Kinney and Robbins will report to Hoberman,

Also promoted in Los Angeles were Karen Thorland to senior VP and global content protection counsel and Kelly McMahon to VP and corporate counsel.

Ben Sheffner has been promoted to VP of legal affairs, and will relocate from Los Angeles to Washington.

Hoberman was tapped as the MPAA’s general counsel last fall.

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