Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp has hired a new labor and employment lawyer in Los Angeles.

Alan Brunswick acts on labor and employment issues for clients in the media and entertainment industries. He joins the firm from Manatt Phelps & Phillips.

Brunswick advises on labor relations and employment law on behalf of employers in both union and nonunion settings. He acts on matters such as contract interpretations, wrongful termination, employment discrimination, wage and hour and ERISA disputes.

He had been at Mannatt for 23 years and is a former Vice President and in-house counsel for the Association of Motion Picture & Television Producers.