Managing Partner Kirk Pasich was recognized by The Hollywood Reporter as a 2021 Power Lawyer for his work in insurance recovery, specifically representing high-profile entertainment companies navigating pandemic-related insurance claims. Kirk recently filed lawsuits against insurance companies on behalf of ViacomCBS, United Talent Agency and producers making a Ben Affleck movie — and he’s got plenty more in the pipeline. When asked by The Hollywood Reporter what his new mantra is, he said: “Paraphrasing Voltaire, ‘Let us not be guilty of the good things we did not do.’”

The Hollywood Reporter’s Power Lawyers 2021 list features the top 100 attorneys in Hollywood. These attorneys are extensively vetted by editors and stand out among their peers as the industry’s high-stakes litigators with their mega-mergers and big-ticket talent pacts under control.

View the list here.