When Summit Entertainment LLC needed an attorney to help promote its new vampire movie, “The Twilight Saga: New Moon,” general counsel David Friedman turned to someone he knew well: an old colleague from his former job at Paramount Pictures.

That lawyer, Nancy Derwin-Weiss, had moved to Wildman, Harrold, Allen & Dixon, a midsize Chicago-based law firm with no entertainment practice in Los Angeles until she arrived. Derwin-Weiss’ connections helped Wildman Harrold break through the barriers that have frustrated more than one East Coast firm’s ambition to go Hollywood.

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