January 3, 2022

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is delighted to announce that Steve Tsoneff has returned to the business as a husband or wife in the Century City office environment.  Tsoneff, who formerly served as Basic Counsel & Head of Enterprise Affairs at Madison Wells Media, will focus his practice on advising shoppers on media and enjoyment market-targeted transactional matters.

“We are thrilled to welcome Steve again to Gibson Dunn,” reported Barbara L. Becker, Chair and Handling Partner of Gibson Dunn.  “Steve’s distinctive leisure transactional skillset, alongside with his tireless operate ethic and robust marketplace network, make him an outstanding addition to Gibson Dunn’s leading media and leisure practice.”

“Steve was a hugely highly regarded and greatly renowned amusement sector expert ahead of he joined Madison Wells as its Common Counsel, and his in-house experience will make him even a lot more precious to our consumers and worldwide apply,” reported Kevin Masuda, Co-Chair of the firm’s Media, Enjoyment and Technologies Exercise Group.  “We could not be extra excited for Steve to return and present his pro and pragmatic tips on enjoyment transactional matters, such as in rapidly evolving growth, generation and distribution deals.  Steve is a excellent lawyer and a amazing colleague and pal.  We’re blessed to have him back again.”

“It’s good to return to my expert household,” stated Tsoneff.  “I started my law follow at Gibson Dunn additional than 22 a long time in the past, and I’m looking ahead to reconnecting with so numerous pals throughout the agency.  This is an incredibly exciting time to be an entertainment lawyer and assist customers navigate via the worries and options of a media and amusement landscape that is shifting at an ever more accelerated speed, as I saw firsthand during my 5 decades at Madison Wells Media.  There definitely is no other area I’d rather proceed the subsequent chapter of my occupation.”

About Steve Tsoneff  

Tsoneff’s observe will emphasis on advising articles producers, distributors and financiers in media and leisure transactions, licensing, distribution, and rights acquisitions, as perfectly as a variety of imaginative venture funding answers, which includes single undertaking, slate, and corporate.

Prior to rejoining Gibson Dunn, Tsoneff served as Basic Counsel & Head of Organization Affairs at Madison Wells Media from 2017 through 2021.  He practiced at Gibson Dunn from 2000 to 2017 and previously served as Co-Chair of the firm’s Media, Enjoyment and Engineering Practice Team.  Tsoneff has obtained a lot of market accolades, including multiple appearances on The Hollywood Reporter’s Best 100 Power Lawyers checklist, and Wide range’s Dealmakers Influence Report checklist and Authorized Affect Report lists.

Tsoneff gained his regulation diploma from Columbia Law College in 2000, in which he was recognized as a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar.  He graduated cum laude from Harvard Faculty in 1997.

By Indana