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Mark Music & Media Law Merges With Roberts & Hafitz, Forming Bicoastal Firm

The two powerhouse firms represent talent like Billie Eilish, Guns N' Roses, Benny Blanco, and Smokey Robinson.

Esteemed law firms Mark Music & Media Law and Roberts & Hafitz have merged to create one bicoastal entity under the name Mark Music & Media Law, P.C. The combined firm will host 15 lawyers, based out of offices in Los Angeles, New York, and Nashville.

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Attorneys under the newly merged MMML represent clients like Billie Eilish, Guns N’ Roses, The Chainsmokers, Tool, Smokey Robinson, Benny Blanco, Amy Allen, Andrew Watt, New Kids on the Block, Pink Sweat$, Ice Spice, Danny Elfman, Atticus Ross, Lauren Spencer-Smith, Finneas, among many others. They have acted as advisors for film companies’ in-house music divisions, including Warner Bros. for its A Star is Born, Elvis, Space Jam: A New Legacy, and Suicide Squad and MGM for No Time to Die, Respect and have also worked with Arthouse Entertainment, Loma Vista, and Epitaph Records.

The New York-based Roberts & Hafitz is helmed by father-son duo Jaimie Roberts and Harry Roberts as well as Michael Hafitz. Now the two films have merged, the MMML New York bureau will comprise of the three leaders as well as Katelyn Wicks, Marisa Masters, Stephen Goldstein, and Leon Morabia.

The Los Angeles hub will host longtime Angelenos Doug Mark and David Ferreria — both partners at MMML — as well as Jared Tankel, Marisa Novak, Eric Morris, Todd Thorson, and Blake Leeper. Elizabeth Gregory will be Of Counsel out of Nashville.

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Mark, MMML Founding Partner says of the merger, “we wanted to further build an exciting presence in New York to complement our West Coast group, and now with Harry and his team together with Leon, our firm further establishes itself as the “go-to” for the next generation of superstar talent and entrepreneurs looking for counsel in this ever-changing industry.”

Harry Roberts, MMML Partner adds, “having gotten to know Doug, David, and the MMML team in both a personal and professional capacity, it was clear that they shared the same values and vision as we do. The synergy that the joining of our two practices creates, particularly in terms of resources and firepower, will instantly benefit our clients and colleagues as we continue to build a progressive and modern entertainment legal practice.”