Michael Hobel has joined Katten Muchin Zavis Rosenman as a capital partner of the firm's entertainment and media practice in the Los Angeles office located in Century City. He joins KMZ Rosenman partn

Michael Hobel has joined Katten Muchin Zavis Rosenman as a capital partner of the firm's entertainment and media practice in the Los Angeles office located in Century City. He joins KMZ Rosenman partner Rik Toulon.

Hobel was formerly a partner in the entertainment and media department of O'Melveny & Myers' Century City office. He has more than 20 years of experience representing motion picture studios, networks, production companies, financiers, industry executives and talent in developing, financing, producing and distributing motion pictures, television programs, interactive productions, sporting events, and other types of entertainment product.

His clients have included Home Box Office, Thames Television, the Discovery Channel, DreamWorks, Jaffe/Braunstein Films, the Hearst Corporation, Electronic Arts, Mattel, NBA Entertainment, Major League Soccer and American Greetings.

Hobel received his B.A., with honors, from Harvard University in 1977. He received his J.D. from New York University in 1981, where he was the Note and Comment Editor for the New York University Law Review.

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