Power Lawyers 2011
The New York litigator has represented such Fortune 500 companies as NBCUniversal, Cablevision and Warner Music Group. But his list of individual clients is not too shabby either, with recording artists Bob Dylan, Jennifer Lopez, the Rolling Stones and Bruce Springsteen joining Jerry Seinfeld, LeBron James, Anderson Cooper and Nancy Grace. His case load might have changed since the days when he was Manhattan's chief federal narcotics prosecutor, but to Snyder, the work is not so different. Hollywood clients, he says, want "a warrior who thinks outside the box."
CAREER HIGHLIGHT In one of his first entertainment cases, he won a trial establishing that the late Rent creator Jonathan Larson was the play's sole author.