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

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    Talent
    John Frankenheimer
    John Frankenheimer
    Loeb & Loeb

    UCLA School of Law

    Why he matters: Founder of his firm’s music industry group, Frankenheimer represents both talent and record labels, emerging tech companies and storied publishing libraries.

    Big deal: He recently negotiated the sale of Criterion Music, bringing a catalog that spans seven decades of music — among its titles: “These Boots Are Made for Walkin’ ” and Jackson Browne’s “Doctor My Eyes” — to Universal Music Group. “For the first time in many years, there seems to be a renewed interest on the recorded music side as opposed to just publishing,” he says. “We’re a long way from fully understanding what the impact of streaming will be, but we’re seeing very encouraging signs.”

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