Power Lawyers 2012
Passman wrote the book on the music industry. His All You Need to Know About the Music Business, now in its seventh edition, draws on his years of experience. During the ’90s, Passman negotiated two of the largest signings ever — R.E.M. with Warner Bros. and Janet Jackson with Virgin/EMI.
➻ How I get leverage “It comes from relationships and from sophistication — knowing what to ask and how to ask for it and presenting what you want in a way that’s compelling.”