The firm is pleased to announce that Lisa Alter has again been selected to The Hollywood Reporter’s annual “New York Power Lawyers” feature, which spotlights the most influential attorneys in the entertainment industry who are based on the East Coast. The exclusive list focuses on only 20 NYC-area attorneys who are setting themselves apart from their peers in the media, music, fashion and theater industries.
Terms of the deal include a share in all publishing rights and income streams, as well as master rights and income streams owned by Scott. Included in the deal are Fisherman’s Blues, This Is the Sea, and Whole of the Moon, the band’s most commercially successful single. In addition, says Primary Wave, it will work with Scott to secure marketing opportunities regarding his name and likeness.
The firm is pleased to announce that it has been selected for inclusion by U.S. News & World Report on its 2022 list of “Best Law Firms.” The firm achieved rankings in the practice area of Entertainment Law - Music and Copyright Law.
“Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations and peer reviews from leading attorneys in the respective practice areas. Peers and clients evaluate firms based on a set of criteria including responsiveness, cost-effectiveness, integrity and civility, as well as whether they would refer a matter to the firm and/or consider the firm a worthy competitor.
“US-based Tempo Music has acquired a majority stake in the master recordings and compositions of albums See You On The Other Side and Untitled by alternative metal band Korn. The company has also acquired the perpetual license (income stream) for the band’s MTV Unplugged album, which also contains many of their best-known songs.
The estate of legendary R&B singer Luther Vandross has struck a wide-ranging partnership with Primary Wave Music that sees the company acquiring a stake in the late artist’s publishing, master recording income stream, and name and likeness rights. The company will continue a long-term partnership with the estate to manage all assets.
Lisa Alter and Katie Baron Named to New York Metro “Super Lawyers” and “Rising Stars” Lists for 2021
The firm is pleased to announce that Lisa Alter and Katie Baron were recently recognized by Thomson Reuters in its New York Metro “Super Lawyers” and “Rising Stars” lists for 2021. Lisa was named a “Super Lawyer” and Katie was recognized as a “Rising Star.”
“Super Lawyers” is one of the most respected rating services in the legal profession, and it honors outstanding attorneys based on professional achievement, peer recognition, and independent research. Only the top 5% of lawyers in each state are selected to receive this honor. The "Rising Stars" distinction honors the top 2.5% of attorneys who are under the age of 40.
Lisa Alter and James Kendrick will appear in the 2022 edition of "The Best Lawyers in America,” one of the oldest and most respected guides to the legal profession. The selections are based on a comprehensive peer-review process that captures the consensus opinion of leading lawyers regarding the professional abilities of colleagues within common legal practices and geographical areas. Lisa and James were honored for their outstanding work in the following practice areas:
Lisa Alter: Copyright Law; Entertainment Law - Music
James Kendrick: Copyright Law; Entertainment Law - Music
Lisa Alter and Katie Baron were recently selected to the New York Law Journal’s 2021 “Dealmakers of the Year,'' a distinguished list that profiles the most prominent and hardworking transactional attorneys in New York. Lisa and Katie will be recognized in an upcoming issue of Professional Excellence magazine and honored on October 13th at the New York Legal Awards ceremony taking place in New York City.