McKool Smith announced that entertainment litigator Grant Maxwell has joined the firm as a Principal in its Los Angeles office. Mr. Maxwell focuses on general business litigation with an emphasis on complex disputes in the entertainment industry. There has been extensive coverage of the announcement.
Media Coverage can be found below:
- “McKool Smith Snags Another McDermott Entertainment Litigator,” Reuters (09-27-2021)
"Entertainment trial lawyer Grant Maxwell has joined McKool Smith as a principal in Los Angeles, after departing from McDermott Will & Emery, his new firm announced Monday. Maxwell, who spent almost seven years at Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan before moving over to McDermott, advises entertainment clients on general business and complex litigation."
- "McKool Smith Adds Another Entertainment Litigator" Daily Journal (09-28-2021)
"Grant Maxwell has joined as a principal in the commercial litigation practice group. McKool Smith has welcomed another entertainment litigator as part of its efforts to expand its Los Angeles business litigation practice."
- Wake Up Call” Bloomberg Law (09-28-2021)
"McKool Smith hired Big Law entertainment litigator Grant Maxwell in Los Angeles as principal in its commercial litigation practice group; "
- “The Daily Docket” Thomson Reuters Westlaw (09-28-2021)
"McKool Smith has snagged entertainment trial lawyer Grant Maxwell as a principal in Los Angeles. He arrives from McDermott Will & Emery." (Reuters)
- “McKool Smith Adds 2nd McDermott Entertainment Atty” Law360 (09-28-2021)
"For the second time this month, litigation boutique McKool Smith has added a former McDermott Will & Emery LLP entertainment attorney as a principal in Los Angeles, the firm announced."
- “Full Disclosure” Financial Times (09-29-2021)
"McKool Smith added entertainment litigator Grant Maxwell to its LA office. He joins from McDermott, Will & Emery and follows the recent hire of entertainment litigator Jeffery McFarland."