Scott A Edelman is a partner in Gibson Dunn’s Century City office. He is a member of the firm’s Litigation Department and a Co-Chair of its Media, Entertainment and Technology Practice Group and the Transnational Litigation Practice Group. Mr. Edelman is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, and has first-chaired numerous jury trials, bench trials and arbitrations, taking well over twenty to final verdict or decision. He has a broad background in commercial litigation, including antitrust, employment, real estate and product liability.
Mr. Edelman has received numerous accolades. In 2010 he received a Clay Award as “Lawyer of the Year” from California Lawyer and was recognized as an “Attorney of the Year” by The Recorder. He was named in 2009 and 2010 as one of the Daily Journal’s Top 100 Lawyers in California and named the 2009 “Litigator of the Year” by the Century City Bar Association. Mr. Edelman was one of 10 litigators named in the Los Angeles Business Journal’s 2009 Top 100 Lawyers in Los Angeles, “Best of the Bar” and one of the “Best Lawyers in America” by American Lawyer Media. He has also been ranked in numerous legal industry publications, including by Chambers USA as a Tier 1 Leading Media and Entertainment Litigation Lawyer in California; by the Hollywood Reporter as one of the top 100 “Power Lawyers”; by Daily Variety’s as one of Hollywood’s top litigators, and by The Best Lawyers in America® in the category of Entertainment Law: Motion Pictures & Television.