Power Lawyers 2011
With Hollywood under siege from pirates, the studios and record labels often find themselves filing joint lawsuits -- and when they do, they often call Pomerantz. He represented all four major labels against peer-to-peer service Limewire and in May secured an injunction and a hefty $105 million settlement. He also filed a six-studio lawsuit against RealNetworks' DVD ripping product and represented studio clients against Redbox and Blockbuster. What's next? "We've recently had discussions about what cloud services can [legally] do," he says.