Mr John Frankenheimer > Loeb & Loeb LLP > Los Angeles, United States > Lawyer Profile

Loeb & Loeb LLP
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United States

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Partner and Chair, Music Industry; Chairman Emeritus


John T. Frankenheimer’s practice is centered in the entertainment and media industries, with emphasis on both institutional and talent clients. This includes advising on the acquisition, sale and restructuring of companies, including financing, valuation, securitization and due diligence issues, as well as representing companies, artists and executives in all aspects of the music industry, including all forms of talent contracts, distribution, licensing, technology-related issues, publishing, sub-publishing, touring and live events and production activities. He also represents writers, producers and directors in both film and television, as well as various technology and media companies.

John’s principal clients include record companies and distributors; multinational and independent music publishers; internationally recognized recording and touring artists; new media and technology companies; financial institutions and investors; television writers, producers and directors; and motion picture writers and producers. He also represents both major and emerging companies in structuring, financing, licensing and M&A activities with regard to Internet, wireless and new media projects.

John speaks frequently on entertainment law–related topics and has given presentations at the University of California, Los Angeles School of Law; the University of Southern California School of Law; the University of Miami School of Law; Tulane University School of Law; the California Copyright Society; and the New York State C.P.A./Entertainment Forum as well as numerous industry-sponsored events and seminars.


University of California at Los Angeles School of Law, J.D.
Claremont McKenna College, B.S., With Honors

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Media, technology and telecoms > Media and entertainment: transactional

Loeb & Loeb LLP has a strong reputation in commercial agreements across TV, theatre, film and music. The practice group is led by Scott Edel, who has expertise in production, distribution and financing agreements. Deputy chair Roger Arar is also skilled in these areas, but is recognized in particular for his experience of copyright and licensing issues. John Frankenheimer leads on music-related matters and is highly experienced in talent contracts, publishing deals and matters relating to live events.