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Jason Karlov and Joel Katz Named to Billboard’s 2023 Top Music Lawyers List

LOS ANGELES – Jason Karlov and Joel Katz have been recognized in Billboard Magazine’s 2023 Top Music Lawyers list. The list recognizes top in-house and private practice music lawyers who are an essential resource for the music industry’s rising artists, songwriters and superstars.

Karlov is a partner and Chair of Barnes & Thornburg’s Entertainment, Media and Sports Practice Group. He handles music, sports, advertising and entertainment deals for top live events, artists and organizations. Billboard recognized Karlov’s representation of renowned music artists and legal work related to representing canonized artists such as Bob Dylan and John Fogerty, as well as the NFL including for Super Bowl productions and live performances.

Katz, senior counsel with the firm, was recognized for his work in entertainment-related corporate acquisitions and consulting multinational and multimedia entertainment companies. He represents music industry legends from an array of genres, as well as music producers, record companies, concert promoters and other senior executives, while Katz specializes in the financing and worldwide expansion of domestic brands.

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 800 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, Boston, California, Chicago, Delaware, Indiana, Michigan, Minneapolis, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Philadelphia, Raleigh, South Florida, Salt Lake City, Texas and Washington, D.C. For more information, visit us online at www.btlaw.com or on Twitter @BTLawNews.



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