Reed Smith LLP has hired Ingrid Silver as a partner in the firm’s global Entertainment & Media Industry Group.
Based in London, Silver joins after nearly 12 years at the UKMEA Media and Entertainment division of global law firm Dentons.
As well as providing industry advice on corporate transactions, she specialises in providing commercial and regulatory advice to the media and entertainment sector, with a particular emphasis on broadcast and television.
Silver is the only lawyer to have been elected to the global board of the Mobile Entertainment Forum, and has been voted by the industry as one of the top 50 women in the mobile sector.
Gregor Pryor, co-chair of Reed Smith’s Entertainment & Media Industry Group, said: “Ingrid is an extremely well-regarded lawyer in the entertainment and media world, both in the UK and internationally.
“Ingrid’s combination of regulatory, television and mobile content capabilities are a perfect fit for our group.”
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“Her combination of regulatory, television and mobile content capabilities are a perfect fit for our group.
“We continue to be focused on growing a world-class group of industry experts to serve our leading global clients in the sector.
“Ingrid is a star player, and we are thrilled to have her join us”.
Reed Smith’s Entertainment and Media Industry Group has seen significant growth internationally over the past year.
Counsel Sophie Goossens is another new addition to the firm this month. Dual-located in Paris and London, she will help drive the firm’s growing entertainment and media practice in Paris.
Other recent partner additions include James Sully, who was previously at UK firm Sheridans, Jess Drabkin, who joined in New York from Grubman Shire & Meiselas, and Leif Reinstein, who is based in Los Angeles and previously worked at Rosenfeld, Meyer & Susmans.
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