LESLEY G. FREEMAN
Chief Legal Officer
Lesley Freeman joined Metro Goldwyn Mayer Studios (MGM) in July of 2016 as chief legal officer. She oversees all legal matters on behalf of the company. Freeman is a key member of the team responsible for spearheading MGM’s significant corporate and financial transactions, including the studio’s full acquisition of the premium pay television network EPIX; the closing of MGM corporate credit facilities totaling $2.6 billion; the expansion of MGM’s television division with the acquisitions of Evolution Media and Big Fish Entertainment, two of today’s most innovative producers of unscripted television content; and the relaunch of Orion Pictures as a standalone U.S. theatrical marketing and distribution company.
Freeman was also a key player in MGM’s return to U.S. theatrical distribution through United Artists Releasing, a joint venture with Annapurna Pictures.
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