Loeb & Loeb Fortifies Premier Music Practice With Second Lateral Hire Of 2008

Jeff Goldman Joins Los Angeles Office

LOS ANGELES – February 14, 2008 – LAWFUEL – Legal Newswire – Loeb & Loeb LLP has announced that Jeffrey D. Goldman will join the firm’s Los Angeles office as a partner in the Litigation Department where he will work with the IP and Entertainment Litigation and Music practice groups. He joins from Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp where he was also a partner. Mr. Goldman is the second lateral partner to join the firm’s Los Angeles office this year; Scott Edel joined in January.

Mr. Goldman is an experienced trial lawyer, with particular focus in copyright, trademark, and entertainment litigation. Mr. Goldman has represented all of the major record companies, including in the landmark Napster litigation and in other high-profile, cutting-edge matters; music publishing companies; and prominent recording artists such as Dr. Dre, Eminem, Rob Zombie and Soulja Boy Tell Em.

“Jeff’s vast experience in IP and Entertainment Litigation is a perfect complement for the caliber of work our clients in the music and entertainment industry have come to expect from Loeb & Loeb,” said the firm’s Co-Chair John Frankenheimer. “His abilities and expertise are widely recognized and we are quite excited to have someone of his reputation join the firm.”

Mr. Goldman has also litigated cutting-edge issues in the intellectual property arena for clients, including toy companies, automakers, pharmaceutical companies, magazine publishers and cosmetics companies.

“After spending my whole career at one outstanding firm, it took a special situation to convince me to make a change,” said Goldman. “The ability to continue to grow my practice at Loeb & Loeb was a unique opportunity that I could not pass up.”

Mr. Goldman earned his J.D. for the University of California, Hastings College of Law where he was an Editor of the Hastings Law Journal. He earned his B.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles.

About Loeb & Loeb LLP’s Music Group

Loeb & Loeb’s Music Group is a recognized leader in the music industry having been at the forefront of structuring and negotiating a significant number of the earliest agreements for ring tones, digital downloading, digital content, aggregations, P2P distribution and Web casting. The firm has been actively engaged in many of the largest and most significant industry and copyright litigations of the past decade. Clients range from some of the world’s largest music companies and some of the most successful talent (recording, performing, writing and producing) to major financial institutions, private equity investors and leading technology companies.

About Loeb & Loeb LLP: Loeb & Loeb LLP is a multi-service national law firm approaching 300 attorneys focusing on select core industries and practice areas, rather than endeavoring to be all things to all clients, and is recognized as a leading law firm in the areas of corporate and securities matters; litigation; entertainment and media law; finance; real estate; intellectual property; private equity; employment; advertising and promotions and tax and wealth services. The firm represents multi-national, Fortune 100 company in their mid-market transactions and litigation matters, and serves as primary outside counsel to a multitude of mid-market clients. The firm also represents clients ranging from high tech start-ups to high net worth individuals and families. The firm has four domestic offices in Los Angeles, New York, Chicago and Nashville and an affiliation in Asia and Europe.

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