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Power Lawyers 2011

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    Talent
    Lee Phillips
    Lee Phillips
    Manatt, Phelps & Phillips

    Known for his blue-chip music clients, Phillips hit it big this year with Randy Jackson's new multiyear contract on American Idol as well as his MTV show, endorsements and music producing gigs from Hollywood to Russia. Phillips guided Fran Drescher's return to television with Happily Divorced on TV Land and is in protracted negotiations with Sony Music (successor to CBS Records) to determine if longtime client Barbra Streisand will celebrate her 50th anniversary there or look for a new deal (see page 9). Other music clients include Tracy Chapman, Steve Perry, the Eagles, Kenny Loggins and Neil Young.

     
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