April 6, 2021 (Los Angeles, New York) – Proskauer partners Sandra Crawshaw-Sparks and Anthony Oncidi were recognized among Billboard's 2021 Top Music Lawyers. Highlighting top talent and litigation lawyers, Billboard editors chose “the best legal minds in the business” who played an essential role for their clients during an especially challenging year.
Sandra Crawshaw-Sparks, partner and chair of the entertainment, copyright and media practice group, is a litigator representing the most iconic names in the music business in matters involving recording, publishing, licensing and management contracts, copyrights, trademark rights, unfair competition claims, and the rights of privacy and publicity. In addition to advising Billboard top recording artists, she serves as Deputy National Legal Counsel to the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, Inc. (the GRAMMY® Award organization).
Anthony Oncidi, partner, co-chair of the Labor & Employment Law Department, and head of the West Coast Labor & Employment group, serves as lead counsel in a wide range of high-profile employment cases. Tony brings a wealth of experience to high-end employment law cases involving the media and entertainment industries. Representing major media companies and production companies of high-profile Hollywood “A-Listers,” Tony continues to consistently secure successful outcomes for his clients throughout the country.
Billboard noted that “Proskauer’s clients range from the Recording Academy, the RIAA and Live Nation to Madonna and U2,” and highlighted the Firm’s recent work for Universal Hip-Hop Museum, a pro bono client since 2016. Read more here: https://www.billboard.com/articles/business/9548384/billboard-top-music-lawyers-2021-list/