Greenberg Traurig Expands its Entertainment & Media Practice with the Addition of Steve Plinio in Los Angeles

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Greenberg Traurig Expands its Entertainment & Media Practice with the Addition of Steve Plinio in Los Angeles.

The international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP announced that Steve Plinio has joined its Los Angeles office as a shareholder in the Entertainment & Media Practice.

Plinio’s practice will be focused on all aspects of the music industry, including recording contracts, music publishing agreements, digital music, music in film and other music business transactions. He is experienced in representing and guiding new artists, and possesses an expertise in counseling clients at all stages of their careers on the issues and rights relating to new media and digital music.

Plinio’s clients include bands, recording artists, producers, songwriters, record companies, music destination sites, music publishing companies, film production companies, digital music and entertainment delivery companies, and other entertainment technology businesses.

“Steve is a fantastic addition to our entertainment and media practice,” said Jay Cooper, Greenberg Traurig Vice-Chair, Global Entertainment & Media Practice. “Steve’s hands-on experience in guiding new artists and his previous work in the digital music industry further enhance our practice and are a benefit to our clients.”

Plinio was previously a partner at a Los Angeles based boutique entertainment firm. He also gained first hand experience in digital music while a member of the senior executive team at Loudeye Technologies, Inc., one of the leading providers of services and infrastructure for the authorized delivery of digital music.

Plinio holds a J.D. from Northwestern University School of Law and a B.A., magna cum laude, from Colgate University.

With offices situated in the centers of the entertainment industry, the firm has one of the preeminent, international multidisciplinary Entertainment &Media practices. The Greenberg Traurig Entertainment & Media team focuses on the digital media, music, motion picture, television, sports, Internet, publishing and theater industries. Greenberg Traurig has emerged as a predominant global player in the digital space, featuring one of the largest worldwide practices in this field.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, full-service law firm with approximately 1750 attorneys serving clients from 36 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. In the U.S., the firm has more offices than any other among the Top 10 on The National Law Journal's 2012 NLJ 250. For additional information, please visit

In California, Greenberg Traurig has nearly 200 attorneys servicing clients across five offices, in Los Angeles, Orange County, Sacramento, San Francisco and Silicon Valley.

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