(PRWEB) August 05, 2016
Attorneys Joel A. Katz and Bobby Rosenbloum from global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP were recently recognized by Billboard in its “Music Industry’s Top Lawyers 2016” list. According to the publication, the list recognizes 41 lawyers in the music business.
The list highlighted Katz’s work as co-counsel to the Michael Jackson estate and its recent sale of the estate’s share of Sony/ATV Music Publishing, as well as his work for Big Machine Label Group. Rosenbloum was recognized for his expertise in digital rights – including the recent agreement between CBS and the Grammys and his work for SoundCloud.
Chair of the firm’s Global Entertainment and Media Practice, Katz, Billboard magazine's number-one-ranked entertainment attorney in Billboard magazine’s ‘Power 100’ list of most powerful executives in the music business, has been called "the dealmaker who thinks outside the box." The world’s most famous entertainers place their trust in him to craft the breakthrough deals that boost their careers, cultivate their talents, and safeguard their assets. His star-studded client roster includes music industry legends from an array of genres, as well as music producers, record companies, concert promoters, and corporate heavy hitters. A powerful force in the entertainment industry, Katz is an energetic and influential contributor who has played a profound role in shaping his profession and also in spearheading philanthropic endeavors in education and in cancer research.
Rosenbloum, co-chair of Greenberg Traurig’s Atlanta Entertainment & Media Practice, has wide-ranging experience negotiating complex content agreements with record companies, music publishing companies, music publishing rights organizations, motion picture studios, television networks, and various independent contact providers and aggregators. Rosenbloum is widely regarded as the “go to” lawyer globally in the sphere of digital media licensing. He advises clients with respect to all aspects of new media business models, including negotiation strategy, legal exposure and risk avoidance, as well as comprehensive strategic counseling and consulting. Rosenbloum also represents numerous recording artists and songwriters, as well as executives in the music and media industries. He also serves as Deputy General Counsel of The Recording Academy.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Entertainment & Media Practice
With offices situated in the centers of the entertainment industry, Greenberg Traurig has established a highly experienced, international multidisciplinary entertainment and media practice. The Greenberg Traurig Entertainment & Media Practice focuses on the music, motion picture, television, sports, Internet, digital media, publishing and theater industries. The team has access to key players in the entertainment industry and provides clients with the business-oriented and dedicated counsel needed to thrive in today’s multidiscipline, multimedia entertainment marketplace. The entertainment and media attorneys have consistently been ranked by The Hollywood Reporter’s “Power Lawyers,” Variety’s “Dealmakers Impact Report” and “Legal Impact Report,” Billboard’s “Power Lawyers,” The Best Lawyers in America, Chambers USA Guide and Super Lawyers.
About Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, multi-practice law firm with approximately 1900 attorneys serving clients from 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. The firm is No 1. on the 2015 Law360 Most Charitable Firms list, third largest in the U.S. on the 2015 Law360 400, Top 20 on the 2015 Am Law Global 100, and among the 2015 BTI Brand Elite. More information at: http://www.gtlaw.com/.