Power Lawyers 2012
Stiffelman's clients are among the biggest and most profitable gamblers. From his early days representing Prince ("He was game for anything"), The Rolling Stones and Beach Boys to more recent achievements with Trent Reznor, the lawyer who once was called "an intellectual bully" by former Columbia Records chief Donnie Ienner relishes the role of radical thinker.
➻ Worst thing ever said to me "When a client says, 'I signed this, is it OK?' That's when I tell them, 'I have obviously not done my job' -- because my job is to make sure they never sign anything that I haven't approved."