David C. Eisman is head of Skadden’s Entertainment Group and a member of the firm’s Financial Oversight and Audit Committee. He has a broad range of experience in mergers and acquisitions, securities law matters, partnerships, financings, joint ventures and strategic alliances. Mr. Eisman represents clients in the media and entertainment, gaming, investment banking, technology, apparel, publishing and retail industries, among others. He also is a member of the firm’s Investment Management Group, advising on family office and fund formation matters, and the firm’s Cybersecurity Group.
Mr. Eisman repeatedly has been selected by The Hollywood Reporter (2015-18) as one of Hollywood’s Top Power Lawyers in media and entertainment transactions, and he was recognized as the 2017 Entertainment Attorney of the Year by the Los Angeles Business Journal. Mr. Eisman also repeatedly has been recognized by Variety in its Dealmakers Impact Report and Legal Impact Report, which highlights top attorneys working in film, television and digital media. The Daily Journal previously named Mr. Eisman one of the Top 50 Entertainment Lawyers in California and as one of the Top 20 under 40 lawyers in California. Mr. Eisman was named in Chambers USA 2019 in the Media & Entertainment: Transactional category and repeatedly has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America.