Sky Moore Joins Greenberg GluskerJuly 12, 2017 – Press Release
LOS ANGELES – Prominent entertainment attorney Schuyler (Sky) M. Moore has joined Greenberg Glusker as a Partner in its Entertainment Practice. Widely regarded as a go-to advisor for sophisticated film, television, and new media financing deals, Mr. Moore comes to Greenberg Glusker from Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP’s Los Angeles office. Sky is joined by his entire team, including his colleagues Sally C. James, Ryan D. Webb, and Eric B. Olea.
“Sky is one of the top lawyers in entertainment," says Matt Galsor, who heads the firm's entertainment group. "He is an invaluable addition to any entertainment firm, especially during these times of tectonic shifts in our business and its rapid convergence with technology. There is no better lawyer to navigate the uncharted waters of entertainment’s future than Sky.”
Moore represents a broad spectrum of clients, including producers, sales agents, distributors and financiers, and he has handled some of the largest transactions in Hollywood, including a number of large studio slate financing transactions (Hemisphere with Sony and Paramount, Hunan Group with Lionsgate), cross-border transactions (Reliance investment in DreamWorks), M&A transactions (Millennium, Gravitas), and single picture transactions (“The Butler,” “Snowden,” and “Silence”). In recent years, Sky’s developed a niche practice in Hollywood-China partnerships, representing the likes of Alibaba Pictures, Pegasus Media Group and Leomus Pictures.
Like other prominent entertainment lawyers at Greenberg Glusker, Moore has been a mainstay on Hollywood Reporter’s “Power Lawyers” list of the top 100 entertainment lawyers in the country. He has been consistently listed as one of the top entertainment lawyers by Variety and was recently recognized in the publication’s annual “Dealmakers Impact Report.” The Daily Journal honored Moore as one of its Top 100 Lawyers in California and The National Law Journal named him to its list of “Most Influential Lawyers.”
“I am thrilled to join such talented and forward thinking entertainment lawyers,” says Moore. “Greenberg Glusker has been a top entertainment firm in Hollywood for a long time, but beyond traditional entertainment it is also at the forefront of new media and technology, which is where the industry is headed.”
Managing Partner Bob Baradaran says, “Sky’s influence in the industry is well known. He’s one of the most prominent entertainment lawyers in town, and we are extremely pleased to have him at Greenberg Glusker.”
Moore received his J.D. and bachelor’s degree from University of California, Los Angeles.