Los Angeles-based Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp has opened an office in New York City.

Among the partners based in the new office are entertainment litigators Christine Lepera, Paul LiCalsi, Jane Stevens and Howard Weller, who represent such clients as the Beatles, Apple Records, the Estate of George Harrison, Jay-Z and Ludacris. They also represent music publishers among others in the entertainment field.

Also joining the firm as partners are Lauren Wachtler and Paul Montclare, the founding partners of New York-based business litigation and real estate boutique firm Montclare & Wachtler.

The New York office is located at 12 East 49th Street, 30th Floor.

The firm, which celebrates its 100th anniversary this year, also has offices in Washington, D.C.