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O’Melveny & Myers Names New Entertainment Heads After Top Lawyers Depart

O’Melveny & Myers has named Stephen Scharf, Matthew Erramouspe and Bruce Tobey as transactional heads of its entertainment, sports and media practice after six attorneys, including partners Joseph Calabrese (above) and Christopher Brearton informed the firm that they would join rival Latham & Watkins.

A source also confirmed that partner Robert Haymer, Nancy Bruington, Kenneth Deutsch and Lisbeth Savill would join them at Latham & Watkins.

Bradley Butwin, chair of O’Melveny, said in a statement that their clients “could not be in better hands than with these three sought-out entertainment lawyers.”

Daniel Petrocelli will continue to chair O’Melveny’s business trial and litigation practice.

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