Jenner & Block

Partner David Handzo Spotlighted in Variety’s 2018 Legal Impact Report

Jenner & Block Partner David A. Handzo is recognized as a “top lawyer in the entertainment industry” in Variety’s 2018 Legal Impact Report.  The publication describes the lawyers selected as “litigators who fight for their high-profile clients in court, the transactional lawyers who cut the deals shaping modern Hollywood, and the in-house lawyers who manage the business affairs of agencies, studios, networks and streamers.”  Mr. Handzo’s profile highlights his passion for music and his recent win at the United States Copyright Royalty Board for SoundExchange, a digital performance rights organizations that collects digital royalties on behalf of recording artists and master rights owners. The profile notes that the victory led to a “40% increase in royalties paid by Sirius XM Satellite Radio, already the largest payer of performance royalties.” To read the full legal impact report, please click here.