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    Litigation
    Power Lawers 2012
    Howard King
    King Holmes Paterno & Berliner

    Dr. Dre’s longtime lawyer faced a unique challenge when the rap mogul wanted to stage a hologram performance by Tupac Shakur at this year’s Coachella festival. “Our job was to clear the compositions and use of the master recordings,” notes King, “as well as negotiate the multiple vendor contracts required to implement Dre’s vision.” King also successfully voided pop star
    Kesha’s contract with a former manager and settled a case over the failure to fund a Wesley Snipes movie that included  epositions on three continents.

    My first client Russian actor Alexander Godunov. “The only preparation he needed for a deposition or settlement meeting was a cold bottle of vodka.”

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