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MSK Adds Veteran Studio-Side Labor Attorney, Alan M. Brunswick

Alan M. Brunswick Joins Firm as Partner in Los Angeles Office

July 15, 2019

LOS ANGELES (July 15, 2019) – Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP (MSK) announced today that Alan M. Brunswick, a nationally recognized labor attorney, who specializes in representing clients in the media and entertainment industries, has joined the firm as a partner in its Los Angeles office. 

Brunswick’s practice focuses on all areas of labor relations and employment law on behalf of employers in both union and nonunion settings. His extensive experience spans a wide variety of matters involving contract interpretations, wrongful termination, employment discrimination, wage and hour and ERISA disputes. 

Brunswick joins MSK from Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP, where for the past 23 years he has honed his expertise in managing complex negotiations and disputes involving production companies, advertisers, video game companies, talent agencies, and entertainment industry associations and guilds. He is the former Vice President and in-house counsel for the Association of Motion Picture & Television Producers.

“Alan has a tremendous reputation in the entertainment industry as a smart, creative and honest attorney,” said Kevin Gaut, chairman of Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp. “Adding Alan to our team of sophisticated entertainment industry labor attorneys only strengthens MSK’s standing as a go-to firm for companies facing tough negotiations.”

Brunswick earned his B.A. from the University of Florida and his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center. He is a former Director and Secretary of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern California, which operates Ronald McDonald Houses in Los Angeles, Riverside and Orange Counties.

“MSK has a preeminent entertainment practice, and I am thrilled to continue my career alongside such a deep roster of versatile attorneys,” said Brunswick. “New and complex labor and employment issues present themselves seemingly daily in the media sector, and I look forward to working with this exceptional team to help deliver valuable solutions to our clients.”

About MSK

Since 1908, Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP (MSK) has proven its ability to understand the complex, demystify the mysterious, and define the unknown. With more than 130 lawyers and offices in Los Angeles, New York, and Washington, D.C., MSK is often distinguished as a “go-to” firm by industry and legal insiders, and has extensive experience in a variety of practice areas, including Venture Capital, Private Equity, M&A, Corporate Securities, Entertainment & IP Litigation, Labor & Employment, Motion Picture, Television & Music Transactions, Immigration, Regulatory, Tax, Trusts & Estates, Real Estate and International Trade. Relentlessly innovative, our lawyers have developed groundbreaking legislation, established influential precedents and shaped the legal landscape. For more information, visit

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