Partner, Chair Litigation and Trial Department in Los Angeles
Latham & Watkins LLP
Marvin Putnam leads the national litigation team in Latham’s Entertainment, Sports & Media practice, and is chair of the firm’s Litigation & Trial practice in Los Angeles. Putnam has been recognized as a go-to for studios and networks that need to conduct an internal investigation. He offers clients an exceptional combination of litigation experience with keen insight on the entertainment and media industry. With numerous successes at trial and appellate courts, he represents clients ranging from leading entertainment companies and investors, to individual producers and talent, in high-profile matters with true market impact. Currently, Putnam remains center stage in one of the biggest entertainment disputes in a decade – the ongoing battle over packaging fees between Hollywood agents and the Writers Guild of America – in which he represents the Association of Talent Agents.