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    David Lande
    David Lande
    Ziffren Brittenham

    University of Pennsylvania Law School

    Why he matters: Representing Justin Timberlake’s music business this year meant renegotiating his Sony record deal, putting together a massive touring pact with Live Nation for a run of sold-out shows with Jay-Z and devising major marketing partnerships
with Anheuser-Busch, Target and Clear Channel, among others. “Every single Clear Channel radio station in every format in the entire country broadcast an interview with Justin and played his songs at the same time,” notes Lande of the innovative partnership that led to a No. 1 debut on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. “No other artist has ever done such a simultaneous ‘takeover’ of every radio station.”

    Big deal: Lande helped put Shakira on NBC’s The Voice and handled her renegotiation to return next spring.

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