Matthew Dysart

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Matthew Dysart is an experienced entertainment attorney with deep expertise across television, feature films, podcasts, digital media & technology. 

Matthew has handled more than $2B in corporate development, M&A, film & TV slate finance, and production deals acting as outside general counsel and deal advisor to production companies, creators, and tech firms. His practice includes representing several leading podcast, digital media, and film & television production companies and talent, many of which leverage their brands into successful consumer products, publishing, and live event ventures.

He advises and protects clients looking to leverage lean, high-impact teams. Matthew is known for crafting durable, future-proofed deals in collaboration with finance and strategy stakeholders, calling upon his deep experience and relationships with industry executives to forecast negotiation outcomes and secure successful results. 

Before joining the firm, Matthew was the Head of Podcast Business Affairs for Spotify, Senior Vice President of Business and Legal Affairs at Entertainment One, and Head of Legal and Business Affairs at AwesomenessTV.


  • The Hollywood Reporter's Next Gen
  • Variety's Hollywood's New Leaders

Bar Admissions

  • California


  • Columbia Law School  (J.D., 2008)
    • Columbia Business Law Review
    • Stone Scholar
  • Tufts University  (B.A., summa cum laude, 2004)
    • English
    • History