December 8, 2021 — Partner Matthew Syrkin, the global chair of Hughes Hubbard & Reed’s Media, Technology and Commercial Transactions Group, was again named by Variety to its annual Dealmakers Impact Report.

This prestigious list profiles the leading players in the fields of law, finance and executive leadership in the industry – focusing on their work shaping the most creative and influential deals of the past 12 months. This recognition marks the seventh time in four years that Syrkin has been named to one of Variety’s high profile lists.

In April 2021, he was featured in the trade publication’s Legal Impact Report which profiled the top attorneys in the media, technology and entertainment industries. In December 2020, he was featured in the trade publication's “Dealmakers Impact Report.” Earlier that year, he was named to Variety’s “Legal Impact Report list.” In 2019, he was recognized by “Dealmakers Elite New York,” which recognizes “the 50 people behind the major media, technology and entertainment deals.” Syrkin was also named to Variety’s “Dealmakers Impact Report” in 2019 and “Dealmakers Impact Report” in 2017.

“Matt is truly one of the top corporate lawyers in the media and technology sector,” said Ted Mayer, chair of Hughes Hubbard. “We are all tremendously proud to see the industry continue to recognize Matt for his stellar work.”

Established in 1905 and edited for the global entertainment industry, Variety provides entertainment decision-makers with breaking news, reviews and domestic and global box office information, as well as in-depth analysis and interpretation. The magazine covers all aspects of film, television, theater, video, music and new media, and profiles major companies and personalities in the industry.

To read Syrkin’s profile in this month’s issue, please click here.