Thursday, February 14th, 2013

Update: Significant Victory for Steven Tyler’s Lawyer in American Idol Suit

Olivia Langford Back in October I wrote about a suit by Aerosmith front-man Steven Tyler’s management group, Tenth Street Entertainment (TSE), against Tyler’s lawyer, Dina Lapolt of LaPolt Law, P.C. TSE sued for more than $8 million in damages, alleging (1) breach of fiduciary duty, (2) breach of the duty of confidence, (3) intentional interference […]

Wednesday, October 24th, 2012

Entertainment Attorney’s Alleged Underhanded Dealings Cost Rocker a Multi-Million Dollar Contract

By Olivia Langford During the previous season of American Idol, management for Aerosmith rocker Steven Tyler, Tenth Street Entertainment (TSE), hired West Hollywood entertainment attorney Dina LaPolt to negotiate Tyler’s return to the show for a third season. LaPolt, who specializes in music law, allegedly botched the deal, worth an estimated $6-8 million. TSE filed […]

Wednesday, November 16th, 2011

The First Punch: UFC Sues State of New York

By Nathan Yu Ultimate Fighting Championship, known colloquially as UFC, is accustomed to fights. It is the leading mixed martial arts (MMA) organization, and has millions of fans–including myself–worldwide. As evidenced by its recent mega television deal with Fox Sports, UFC is arguably the fastest growing brand in sports. But that growth has never crossed […]

Friday, April 1st, 2011

Entertainment Law Symposium

Today’s Entertainment Panel is as follows: Bennett J. Fidlow, a lawyer who has been involved at all levels of the entertainment industry and has over 30 years of experience. He has been listed in Virginia Super Lawyers in the field of Entertainment & Sports and teaches Entertainment Law at the University of Richmond School of […]