Power Lawyers 2011
As co-executor of the Michael Jackson estate, Branca controls a burgeoning empire that earned more than $275 million last year. That's more than all other dead celebrities -- including Elvis Presley, J.R.R. Tolkien and John Lennon -- combined. "We've exceeded expectations on Michael," he says.
OFF-DUTY Branca says he wakes up each morning thinking about the UCLA Bruins.