Robb Klein has joined the Century City office of Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton as special counsel in the firm's entertainment and media practice group.

Klein joins from the London office of leading European law firm SJ Berwin where he was a partner in the media and communications group.

Klein specialises in film and television financing, production and distribution, merchandising and the licensing of rights and new media.

He has worked on the financing and production of numerous features from PS I Love You to Love In The Time Of Cholera and Basic Instinct 2.