Mathew B. Rabin is a business attorney and trusted business advisor, focusing on mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property matters, commercial transactions, outside general counsel services, and all corporate work across a number of industries, including Entertainment and Media, Technology, Defense, Medical Device and Industrial Equipment sectors. He is a partner at Fortis LLP.
Before joining Fortis LLP, Matt was a partner at the law firm One LLP in Newport Beach and Beverly Hills. He previously ran his own Los Angeles- and Orange County-based practice, where he devoted his time to transactional negotiations and deal-making.
Prior to entering private practice, Matt was a legal and business affairs executive at MGM Studios. He negotiated and drafted domestic and international distribution and licensing agreements and all other contracts related to MGM’s international sales and networks groups, including business alliances, joint ventures, co-productions, channel carriage agreements and multiparty international transactions. He also advised senior MGM management regarding all business and legal arrangements entered into by MGM’s television production and distribution divisions.
Before MGM, Matt served as Director of Business Affairs and Acquisitions for Sony Pictures Television International. He negotiated and drafted a multitude of agreements, including licensing agreements, production deals and all general corporate transactions that arose under Sony’s international television networks. Matt counseled Sony’s senior business and legal executives regarding legal and commercial issues related to his negotiations. As an acquisition executive, he attended film festivals and television markets with an eye toward content that would best serve to grow Sony’s international networks.
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- University of Arizona, B.A., 1994
- Loyola Law School, J.D., 1998
- State Bar of California
- State Bar of New York
- State Bar of Texas