Robert M. Schwartz has joined the firm as a partner in the Los Angeles office. Mr. Schwartz, who has been practicing for more than 30 years, is a nationally recognized leader in large-stakes and often precedent-setting cases, particularly in the entertainment and media fields. He has represented every major motion picture studio and broadcast network, film production companies, pay TV services, video game developers, record companies, along with individual producers, writers, directors, and actors. He has extensive experience and success in copyright, trademark, unfair competition, royalties and participations, First Amendment, employment, and complex business disputes. He has defended more than 75 class actions around the country. Mr. Schwartz received his J.D. from University of Southern California Law School, and his B.S. in Economics from University of California Los Angeles.