November 6th, 2023

Los Angeles Business Journal

Bryan Sullivan Speaks to Los Angeles Business Journal on the Future of Live Nation and Ticketmaster Merger
Bryan Sullivan recently shared his insight on the future of the Live Nation and Ticketmaster merger amidst the continued push for antitrust action. In the Los Angeles Business Journal article entitled, “Will Swifties Cut Live Nation’s Size?,” Bryan explains the ... read more

November 2nd, 2023

Best Lawyers

Best Lawyers® Ranks Early Sullivan as a 2024 “Best Law Firm”
Early Sullivan Wright Gizer & McRae has been ranked once again as a “Best Law Firm” in the 2024 edition by Best Lawyers®. The firm received rankings on the national and Los Angeles lists in the practice areas of: – ... read more

October 13th, 2023

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Early Sullivan Prevails Before Nevada Supreme Court Likely Ending Massive HOA Litigation
An Early Sullivan appellate team of Scott E. Gizer and Sophia S. Lau secured a monumental victory on behalf of the title insurance industry when the Nevada Supreme Court agreed with them that title insurers did not agree ... read more

October 5th, 2023

Benchmark Litigation

Early Sullivan Recognized as a Top Litigation Firm in 2024 Edition of Benchmark Litigation California
Early Sullivan has been ranked by Benchmark Litigation as a leading Entertainment firm in California. The prestigious annual guide recognizes the state’s leading trial firms and attorneys, ranked by their peers and clients. read more

August 17th, 2023

The Best Lawyers in America

Ten Early Sullivan Attorneys Named to “Best Lawyers in America”; Six Named to “Best Lawyers – Ones to Watch”
Early Sullivan attorneys Eric Altoon, Eric Early, David Giannotti, Jeremy Gray, Sophia Lau, Devin McRae, Diane Myint Luczon, Christopher Ritter, Peter Scott, and Bryan Sullivan have been recognized among the top lawyers in the nation in the 2024 edition of ... read more

August 8th, 2023

Sophia Lau to Present at CenterForce’s “Driving Diversity in Law and Leadership Summit: Los Angeles”
Sophia Lau will speak at CenterForce USA’s “Driving Diversity in Law and Leadership Summit” taking place on September 21, 2023, at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel’s Gold Ballroom in Los Angeles, California. The annual conference is a part of the organization’s ... read more

July 27th, 2023

The Daily Beast

The Daily Beast Cover Early Sullivan Client Amanda Montell’s Lawsuit Against ‘Sounds Like A Cult’ Podcast Co Host
The Daily Beast recently reported on Early Sullivan client Amanda Montell’s lawsuit against Isabela Medina-Maté, Montell’s Co Host on the popular ‘Sounds Like a Cult’ podcast, claiming Medina-Maté “effectively destroyed the ‘Sounds Like a Cult’ podcast and caused a substantial ... read more

July 27th, 2023

The Hollywood Reporter, Sourcing Journal, The Fashion Law, Bloomberg Law

Several Publications Cover Early Sullivan Client Frost River’s Trademark Suit Against Lucasfilm
The Hollywood Reporter, Sourcing Journal, The Fashion Law, Bloomberg Law, and numerous other national and Minnesota publications recently covered the trademark suit filed by Frost River against Lucasfilm, claiming the latter violated the Lanham Act by using a Frost River ... read more

July 24th, 2023

Scripps News

Bryan Sullivan Discusses the Use of AI in the Entertainment Industry With Scripps News
Bryan Sullivan appeared on-air with Scripps News in a recent segment talking about the use of AI in the entertainment industry. The segment highlights areas in the entertainment industry where studios have been looking to use AI tools to replace ... read more

July 24th, 2023

Los Angeles Business Journal

Los Angeles Business Journal Honors Eric Early in 2023 “Leaders of Influence: Top Litigators & Trial Attorneys” Issue
The firm is pleased to share that founding and managing partner Eric Early has been recognized as one of the Los Angeles Business Journal’s “Leaders of Influence: Top Litigators & Trial Attorneys” for 2023. The prestigious list recognizes litigators as, ... read more

July 17th, 2023

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Early Sullivan Prevails on Behalf of Lenders in Quite Title/Fraud Claim
A trial team of Scott Gizer and Lisa Zepeda prevailed on behalf of its lender clients the Morris Boren Living Trust and Creative Investments, Inc. in an action where Christopher Jordan, the heir to a triplex property in Los Angeles, ... read more

July 5th, 2023

Yahoo Finance

Bryan Sullivan Shares Outlook on $43 Billion Warner Bros. Discovery Merger with Yahoo Finance
Bryan Sullivan was recently featured in the Yahoo Finance article “Warner Bros. Discovery’s stock down 50% since merger – why analysts are still bullish,” which examines the media conglomerate’s plunging stock value post merger, as well as company layoffs and ... read more

June 16th, 2023

Early Sullivan Congratulates Client Rahman Ali Bugg on Tribeca Film Festival Screening
Early Sullivan client Rahman Ali Bugg’s documentary film ‘Exposing Parchman’ was recently screened during the prestigious Tribeca Film Festival. The documentary examines the inhumane conditions at Mississippi’s oldest maximum security prison, Parchman Prison. Rahman directed the documentary and co-produced it ... read more

June 15th, 2023


Devin McRae Appears on NBC Now to Discuss Ex-Starbucks Manager’s $25M Victory Against the Company In Wrongful Termination Suit
Devin McRae recently appeared on NBC Now in a segment entitled, “Ex-Starbucks manager awarded $25.6 million in wrongful firing suit,” which examined the legal victory of an ex-Starbucks manager who alleged that she was unfairly punished for the arrest of ... read more

June 9th, 2023


Bryan Sullivan Quoted in The Wrap on the Inclusion of “Force Majeure” in Many Hollywood Writers’ Contracts
Bryan Sullivan recently spoke with TheWrap about the inclusion of force majeure in many Hollywood writers’ contracts, including Justin Simien’s, whose Paramount deal was suspended amid the WGA strike. Justin Simien, the creator of “Dear White People,” learned of his ... read more

June 6th, 2023

Thomson Reuters' Southern California Super Lawyers

Padideh Zargari Named 2023 Southern California “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers
The firm is pleased to announce that Padideh Zargari has been named by Thomson Reuters as a 2023 Southern California Super Lawyers “Rising Star.” The “Rising Stars” distinction honors attorneys that are under the age of 40 in the Southern ... read more

May 22nd, 2023

Los Angeles Business Journal

Scott Gizer Named to Los Angeles Business Journal’s “Top 100 Lawyers” List
The firm is pleased to announce that Scott Gizer was recently selected to the Los Angeles Business Journal’s second annual “Top 100 Lawyers” list. The coveted list recognizes the region’s outstanding legal community by profiling Los Angeles’ top 100 lawyers ... read more

May 2nd, 2023

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Eric Early Featured in Los Angeles Business Journal Article Exploring Growth in the Legal Profession
Eric Early was recently featured in the Los Angeles Business Journal’s article “Time to Grow,” which examines the future trajectory of the legal profession in the aftermath of the COVID-19-influenced hiring spree at many law firms. The article explores how, ... read more

April 19th, 2023


Bryan Sullivan and Devin McRae Named to Variety’s 2023 “Legal Impact Report”
Firm partners Bryan Sullivan and Devin McRae were recently selected for inclusion in Variety‘s 2023 “Legal Impact Report,” which honors Hollywood’s top dealmakers and litigators. Bryan was recognized for his representation of attorney Kevin Morris in various legal matters since ... read more

April 19th, 2023

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Early Sullivan Prevails At Bench Trial Recovering Client’s Stolen Funds
Early Sullivan Senior Associate Brett Moore successfully obtained a judgment in favor of client Plaintiff Cleredene Sheriff in a breach of contract and conversion matter against Defendant Pamela Azmi-Andrew. Ms. Sheriff retained Early Sullivan for the limited purpose of representing ... read more