About Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP

Legally representing the demanding folks from the entertainment industry may sound tough, but somebody's got to do the job-turns out Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp is up for the challenge. Founded in 1908, the law firm provides a variety of business law services with an emphasis on intellectual property and the entertainment industry. Their practice areas include Entertainment & IP Litigation, Labor & Employment, Motion Picture, Television & Music Transactions, Immigration, Corporate Securities, Regulatory, Tax, Trusts & Estates, Real Estate and International Trade. Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp employs more than 130 attorneys in their three US offices located in Los Angeles, New York, and Washington, DC.

Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP

11377 W. Olympic Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90064-1683
Phone: (310) 312-2000
Fax: (310) 312-3100


  • Employer Type: Private
  • Managing Partner and Chairman: Kevin E. Gaut
  • Executive Director: Tom Edwards
  • Total No. Attorneys 2016: 130

  • Base Salary
    1st year: $160,000
    Summer associate: $160,000 (prorated)

  • Major Departments & Practices
    Bankruptcy & Workout
    Charitable Sector
    Class Action Defense
    Commercial Litigation 
    Corporate & Business Transactions
    Cybersecurity & Privacy Protection
    Early-Stage Private Company Financing
    Economic Recovery
    Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
    Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOP)
    Entertainment & New Media
    Entertainment Litigation
    Environmental Law
    Fashion Industry
    Homeland Security & Regulation
    Intellectual Property & Technology
    International Trade
    Labor & Employment
    Real Estate
    Trusts & Estates
    Video Gaming

Major Office Locations

  • Los Angeles, CA (HQ)
  • New York, NY
  • Washington, DC