Jenner & Block

Partners Andrew Bart and Richard Stone Named 2016 “Power Lawyers” by The Hollywood Reporter

Jenner & Block Partners Andrew H. Bart and Richard L. Stone, co-chairs of the firm’s Content, Media & Entertainment Practice, have been recognized as among the top 100 “Power Lawyers” by The Hollywood Reporter (THR).  Each year, THR researches major deals and lawsuits in the entertainment industry “to determine the 100 most influential attorneys in Hollywood.”  In its profile of Mr. Bart, THR notes that he won a $50 million judgment against streaming music website Grooveshark on behalf of UMG Recordings, Sony Music Entertainment and Warner Music Group.  The article also notes that he successfully defended rap superstar Jay Z in a copyright infringement case.  The profile of Mr. Stone highlights his representation of Fox Television Stations in  a copyright dispute against FilmOn and his defense of WME-IMG against NCAA athletes who are demanding compensation for their participation in televised games