X

Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.

This is the season when Hollywood braces for platoons of carpetbaggers who land on the legal scene. The annual spate of awards shows (January’s Golden Globes, this month’s Grammys and the Academy Awards in March) draws out-of-town entertainment players to the L.A. legal landscape in droves.

“If a bomb had dropped on L.A. on Wednesday, the music industry would have been out of business,” says Jeffrey Kempler, referring to the concentration of lawyers, recording artists and label execs who amassed in Tinseltown on Feb. 23 for the Grammy Awards show. Kempler and his law partner, Jess Rosen, flew into town from Atlanta not just for the show but to hobnob throughout Grammy week — even though their firm, Greenberg Traurig, opened an office in Los Angeles last month. “Those who aren’t at the Grammys are seen as peripheral,” says Kempler. “It helps you to be there, but it hurts you more not to.”

This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.

To view this content, please continue to their sites.

Not a Lexis Advance® Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Not a Bloomberg Law Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Why am I seeing this?

LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.

For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]

 
Reprints & Licensing
Mentioned in a Law.com story?

License our industry-leading legal content to extend your thought leadership and build your brand.

 

ALM Legal Publication Newsletters

Sign Up Today and Never Miss Another Story.

As part of your digital membership, you can sign up for an unlimited number of a wide range of complimentary newsletters. Visit your My Account page to make your selections. Get the timely legal news and critical analysis you cannot afford to miss. Tailored just for you. In your inbox. Every day.

Copyright © 2021 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.