Marissa Roman Griffith

Partner/ Entertainment Group

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Among the very few senior Latina attorneys in private practice specializing in media and entertainment transactions, Marissa Roman Griffith regularly handles multimillion-dollar deals for financiers, borrowers, distributors and others involved in various aspects of the production, financing and distribution of film, television and digital content, including credit facilities, domestic and international co-financing agreements and slate transactions.

Among her recent successes has been her work on behalf of Media Rights Capital (MRC) and its affiliates in connection with MRC’s financing activities in film and TV (including co-production and co-financing arrangements for the films ‘Dora and the Lost City of Gold,’ ‘Knives Out’ and ‘The Lovebirds,’ and financing arrangements for the television series ‘Counterpart,’ ‘Dark Tower,’ ‘The Great,’ ‘The Outsider,’ and ‘Ozark;’ and MRC’s JPMorgan-led credit facility.

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