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Power Lawyers: THR Unveils America's Top 100 Entertainment Attorneys

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    Talent
    Gary Stiffelman
    Gary Stiffelman
    Ziffren Brittenham

    UCLA School of Law

    Why he matters: The veteran music specialist -- clients include Trent Reznor, Toni Braxton and electronic dance music star David Guetta, and he moonlights as a music law professor at his alma mater -- has expanded into the tech space, advising startups like hot web retailer Nasty Gal, which has raised more than $50 million in equity.

    Big deal: Stiffelman represents Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, whose best-seller Lean In and accompanying 60 Minutes interview have sparked nationwide debate over how women should conduct themselves in the workplace. Says Stiffelman, "None of us anticipated this level of success or controversy."

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