Munck Wilson Mandala

Electronic Gaming

  • Game On: With vast resources and focused knowledge, Munck Wilson Mandala attorneys help video game studios, esports teams, publishers, content and rights owners, hardware developers, broadcasters, advertisers, and other industry actors address virtually all legal aspects of this dynamic industry. Our team has worked with clients in a wide variety of transactions with recognized names in the industry, including Apple, Microsoft, Netflix, Nintendo, ZeniMax Media, Inc., and Zynga, to name a few.
  • Level Up Your Legal Protection: Video and interactive gaming, esports, and the personalities who stream live are drawing audiences, sponsors, and online communities where opportunity and revenue continue to grow along with the required skills of legal advisors who understand the dynamic nature of the business and its risks. For more than two decades, MWM has represented clients through the challenges and opportunities presented in the world of video games, esports, and electronic gaming.

Munck Wilson Mandala’s electronic gaming and esports practice is at the forefront of the rapidly converging worlds of video games, esports, virtual and augmented reality, entertainment, mobile media, music, and social networking. Our attorneys leverage deep industry knowledge with legal capabilities in diverse areas including information technology, intellectual property, data protection, corporate and securities, mergers and acquisitions, labor and employment, regulatory/compliance, and litigation.

With deep cross-industry experience, MWM helps major players in the booming esports, gaming and interactive media industries navigate potential legal issues, stay ahead of the competition, and reach next-level success.

Our innovative team understands all facets of this expanding international market and can confidently guide esports and gaming clients through a variety of legal protections.

We see the big picture to stay ahead of trends, navigate challenges, and proactively identify opportunities for our clients.

Our Clients Include:

Content Creators

Esports Organizations

Game Developers



Media and Advertising Companies

Streamers and eSports Athletes/Competitors

Tournament and Charitable Event Organizers

Our Services Include:

Advertising, Promotions, & Sponsorships

Commercial Joint Ventures

Communications, Media Rights, & Broadcasting

Compliance with FTC Guidelines


Employment, Professional Services, & Appearance Contracts

Esports Team Representation

Game Development Agreements

Influencer Agreements

Intellectual Property Protection & Compliance

Investment & Venture Capital Financing

Labor & Employment

Licensing Agreements

Media Rights

Mergers & Acquisitions

Mobile Gaming

Name, Image & Likeness

Online Streaming Rights


Publicity Rights

Publishing Agreements

Real Estate Acquisition

Securities Offerings & other Financing

Sponsorships & Endorsements


Venue Hire Agreements

Of Counsel

Principal Attorney

Principal Attorney

Principal Attorney

Co-Managing Partner
Los Angeles

Chair, Entertainment Practice
Los Angeles

Chair, Transactional Law

Co-Chair Patent Litigation

West Coast Litigation Chair
Los Angeles