Eisner, LLP Adds Veteran Entertainment Litigator Jeffery McFarland as a Partner in Los Angeles
Los Angeles—June 12, 2023—Eisner, LLP announced today that Jeffery McFarland has joined the Firm as a partner in the Litigation group. He will be based in Eisner, LLP’s Los Angeles office.
McFarland focuses his practice on high-profile, high-stakes entertainment disputes, leveraging his nearly three decades of expertise in commercial litigation and intellectual property matters. He has represented clients on the talent side, including actors, producers, directors, and screenwriters, as well as studios, production companies, television networks, and video game publishers.
“Jeff is an accomplished litigator with decades of experience resolving complex entertainment disputes for clients across the industry,” said Michael Eisner, chair of Eisner, LLP. “His practice is an ideal fit for Eisner, LLP and our clients will greatly benefit from his ability to navigate sophisticated business and entertainment litigation matters.”
McFarland joins Eisner, LLP from McKool Smith, where he was a principal in the Los Angeles office. McFarland practiced previously at Am Law 200 firms, and served as the co-chair of Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan’s national media and entertainment practice.
“I was drawn by Eisner, LLP’s reputation in the media and entertainment space and as a top-tier, full-service firm,” said McFarland. “The Firm’s platform aligns perfectly with my work, and I am looking forward to collaborating with the team and expanding the Firm’s capabilities in the entertainment industry.”
McFarland received his J.D. from the University of Utah and his B.A. from Loyola Marymount University.
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