Practice Areas


Corporate

The Sklar Kirsh Corporate Practice Group is a full-service corporate department serving clients across a wide range of industries, primarily focused on the middle-market. The Corporate Practice Group provides the expertise and depth of a large firm environment while delivering the value and service level of a boutique law firm. Whether handling a complex transaction or serving as our client’s outside general counsel, the Sklar Kirsh Corporate Group maintains a single objective – to be the preeminent boutique corporate law department in Los Angeles.

 

Our clients range from closely held businesses to public companies, family offices, private investors and commercial lenders, and operate in a broad array of industries, including manufacturing, apparel, aerospace, entertainment, hospitality, technology, healthcare and financial services. With deep experience in each of these areas, our team is able to provide creative, practical advice and an impeccable level of service while counseling our clients through the entire life cycle of their businesses, from formation to disposition, including the following areas:

Real estate

The Sklar Kirsh Real Estate Practice Group represents a wide array of institutional, closely held, and family office clients throughout the real estate life cycle involving the due diligence, acquisition, entitlement, capitalization, leasing and ultimately the sale of all commercial and residential asset classes. In addition to providing legal services at the highest level, we have developed meaningful relationships within the capital markets and have successfully introduced our clients to both equity and financing sources for the capitalization of their projects. We maintain close relationships with cities, counties and government agencies throughout Southern California allowing us to obtain challenging land use approvals for our developer clients.

 

Whether providing legal counsel in structuring real estate transactions or navigating through the choppy waters of obtaining governmental approvals for development projects, our attorneys have the legal knowledge, business acumen and political and corporate connections to provide superior legal counsel and business advice to our clients in the following areas within the real estate industry:

Entertainment & Media

The Sklar Kirsh Entertainment & Media Practice Group regularly counsels clients in the entertainment and media industry on matters ranging from film, television and digital media development, production, finance, and distribution to complex corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity financings, and joint ventures.  The attorneys in our Entertainment & Media Practice Group possess a deep knowledge of the industry and its players as well as significant experience in executing transactions throughout the entertainment and media space.  Three of our partners previously served as General Counsel and/or Head of Business Affairs at entertainment and media companies, which gives them an insider’s view into the needs of our entertainment and media clients and a pragmatic, solution-oriented approach.

 

Sklar Kirsh’s Entertainment & Media Practice Group’s deep expertise and insider understanding, coupled with our sophisticated corporate practice, enables us to guide our clients through their most significant transactions as well as their bread and butter dealings in producing and exploiting content.

 

View a List of Representative Transactions…

  • Film, Television & Digital Media Development and Production
  • Film Finance
  • Distribution
  • M&A
  • Corporate