Lindsay Conner is co-chair of Manatt’s entertainment and media practice and heads the film, television and digital content practice group. He has served as chief outside entertainment counsel for major film studios and television networks, global telecommunications companies, film and television production and distribution companies, and digital media companies, as well as banks, financial institutions and private equity funds. Lindsay’s clientele spans the globe, from North America to Asia, Europe and Latin America.
Lindsay advises clients through the entire life cycle of film, television and digital media assets. He has restructured the production and distribution of a multibillion-dollar television franchise, closed half-billion-dollar feature film finance and distribution deals, and negotiated studio film slate and independent film financing deals and international television finance, production and distribution deals, as well as deals for the acquisition of companies and film and television assets.
Lindsay represents film and television industry clients, as well as financial institutions and private equity, in equity and debt finance deals, distribution and licensing deals, and agreements with major talent. He has served as production counsel for a wide variety of feature films, as well as television series, specials, and long-form productions.
According to Chambers, one of the world’s top attorney-ranking publications: “Lindsay Conner is a highly respected transactional lawyer who has impressed clients with his sophisticated approach and deep industry experience. ‘He is exceedingly clever; the other side respects him - he can hold his own against anyone in the world.’”