LOS ANGELES – For the third year in a row, Billboard Magazine has named Jason Karlov, chair of Barnes & Thornburg’s Entertainment, Media and Sports Practice Group, to its Top Music Lawyers list. The list highlights attorneys at key companies and law firms who are on the front lines of the music industry’s biggest legal battles and deals.
This year, Karlov is lauded for his continued representation of industry giants including Bob Dylan, John Fogerty, the Grateful Dead, Rufus Wainwright and Michael Bolton, and for major deals made on behalf of longtime client T Bone Burnett. Karlov led Burnett’s three-album deal with Verve and assisted in locking in Burnett’s roles as producer of Sara Bareilles' latest album, Amidst the Chaos, and as composer and music producer for HBO's True Detective.
Karlov represents a variety of well-known clients in the music, entertainment, live events, advertising and technology industries. He works on wide-ranging advertising, branding, content and sponsorship deals.
Attorneys in Barnes & Thornburg’s Entertainment, Media and Sports Practice Group have a thorough understanding of the business, financing, distribution and licensing needs of the film, television, music, technology, gaming and sports industries.
With more than 600 attorneys and other legal professionals, Barnes & Thornburg is one of the largest law firms in the country. The firm serves clients worldwide from offices in Atlanta, California, Chicago, Delaware, Indiana, Michigan, Minneapolis, Ohio, Texas and Washington, D.C. For more information, visit us online at www.btlaw.com or on Twitter @BTLawNews.