Whistler Partners is pleased to announce the placement of Marisa Brutoco as a partner at Sheppard Mullin in the Entertainment, Technology and Advertising Practice and as a Co-Leader of the Technology Transactions Team. She will be based in the firm's Orange County and Century City offices. Marisa was most recently a partner at Davis Wright Tremaine, and has also served as in-house counsel at Google, Youtube, Amazon, GoPro and Apple.
Robb Klein, leader of Sheppard’s Entertainment, Technology and Advertising practice, framed the move: “As new technologies evolve and distribution platforms are developed, Marisa’s first-hand knowledge of those advancements is extremely valuable to our technology and digital media clients. Her ‘real world’ experience is just what our clients need and want.”
The placement was led by Josh Bilgrei, Managing Director at Whistler, who said "In addition to being a great digital media/technology transactions attorney with exciting and innovative clients, Marisa is an amazing person. Her years of in-house experience at media giants have shown her firsthand the convergence of technology and entertainment, and that work has positioned her to be a leader in the space. Happy to have been able to represent her in this move."
To learn more about the move, read Sheppard Mullin's statement HERE.