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As Hollywood looks to rebound amid the new normal and reinvent its business practices, it’s the entertainment industry’s top attorneys who are settling strife between studios and stars, navigating big-ticket mergers and exploring issues involving NFTs and the metaverse.
As Hollywood inches closer to a post-pandemic "normal" amid shortening theatrical windows, continuing consolidation and the sunsetting of packaging, the 100 attorneys on The Hollywood Reporter's 15th annual power list have the industry's high-stakes litigation, mega-mergers and big-ticket talent pacts under control.
From negotiating a new season of 'Friends' while sitting in an empty hotel bathtub at 3 a.m. to fighting for equal pay for 'Shameless' star Emmy Rossum, the accomplishments of these attorneys have made them industry icons.
From Beyonce’s Advisors to the Lawyer Behind Taylor Swift’s Masters Acquisition: The Top Music Attorneys of 2021
With touring halted during the pandemic, these attorneys helped clients leverage streaming and sell catalogs.