The Trusted Leaders in Entertainment Law (310) 975-1080
  • When The Deal Goes Wrong, We Know What To Do

    Since 2007, Johnson & Johnson LLP has recovered hundreds of millions of dollars for artists and cemented its reputation as a leading boutique firm for entertainment litigation. Contact our office to find out more.

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  • Johnson & Johnson files lawsuit for Paula Abdul against Nigel Lythgoe

    Johnson & Johnson LLP is proudly representing superstar artist Paula Abdul in litigation filed under California’s Sexual Abuse and Cover Up Accountability Act against British media mogul Nigel Lythgoe.

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  • Super Lawyers Recognizes Johnson & Johnson's Entire 2024 Partnership

    Johnson & Johnson LLP is proud to announce that Senior Partner Neville L. Johnson, Managing Partner Douglas L. Johnson, and Junior Partner Daniel B. Lifschitz have all been recognized by Super Lawyers in its recently-unveiled 2024 rankings.

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  • Johnson & Johnson recovers $15 million for SAG-AFTRA Health Plan beneficiaries

    Johnson & Johnson LLP, representing a class led by the late former SAG president and legendary actor Ed Asner, have helped to secure a $15 million recovery for SAG-AFTRA members who lost their coverage under the guild’s health plan due to eligibility changes made in 2020.

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  • Johnson & Johnson LLP named Top Boutique of 2023 by The Daily Journal

    Johnson & Johnson LLP has been selected as a top boutique firm for entertainment and copyright litigation. Founding partners Neville L. Johnson and Douglas L. Johnson sat down with the Daily Journal to discuss their law practice and the successes that brought them to this designation.

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  • Johnson & Johnson Secures $8 Million In AFM and SAG-AFTRA Royalty-Skimming Dispute

    The settlement benefits 30,000 musicians and vocalists whose royalties had been improperly skimmed by the unions charged with overseeing their distribution.

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  • Johnson & Johnson's $9.6 Million Trial Victory Designated "Top Verdict" By Daily Journal

    The jury award, one of the largest right of publicity verdicts in history, also included an additional $7.4 million in legal fees.

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  • Johnson & Johnson Obtains $12.7 Million Settlement From Sony Music in Foreign Streaming Dispute

    In addition to the $12.7 million in past damages, Johnson & Johnson obtained a 36% royalty uplift for all affected artists on Sony’s roster.

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  • Johnson & Johnson Settles Tennis Biopic Dispute With Will Smith

    Johnson & Johnson had sued Will Smith’s production company and Warner Bros. over their “King Richard” biopic about Richard Williams, the father of tennis superstars Venus and Serena Williams.

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  • Johnson & Johnson Settles Fraud Suit Against Warner Bros. for Sylvester Stallone

    Johnson & Johnson alleged the studio had concealed profits from Stallone in connection with his 1993 science-fiction film Demolition Man.

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01 WHAT WE DO

We handle entertainment law, intellectual property, and business litigation matters at both the individual and class action level. Our lawyers are devoted to resolving cases efficiently and achieving excellence in every aspect of our practice.

02 OUR APPROACH

We are tenacious and strategic litigators who confidently represent clients both in court and at the negotiation table. We work with clients to devise the best strategies tailored to your specific needs in order to achieve the best possible results.

03 OUR MISSION

We are committed to creating and maintaining a trusted relationship with each of our clients as we help you navigate whatever legal concerns you are faced with.

WE ENSURE THAT YOU ARE TREATED AND COMPENSATED FAIRLY, YOUR PRIVACY IS PROTECTED AND YOUR RIGHTS ARE UPHELD.

Our team has decades of experience working in entertainment law and business litigation. We have the in-depth knowledge and resources you need when legal issues threaten your career and personal well-being.

WHEN THE DEAL GOES WRONG, WE KNOW WHAT TO DO

A DEDICATED AND EXPERIENCED TEAM

For decades, our attorneys have led the fight for artists in the entertainment industry, achieving groundbreaking results across a wide variety of matters. We have returned hundreds of millions of dollars to clients through our negotiation and trial practices while our appellate work has repeatedly resulted in significant pro-artist changes to state and federal law.

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DEDICATED ATTORNEYS

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WE PROTECT YOUR RIGHTS

Our firm advocates for writers, directors, actors, celebrities, musicians, models, authors, athletes, film financiers, production companies and other talents in the entertainment industry when those in control seek to abuse their power.

The Fortitude You Need

At Johnson & Johnson LLP, we believe that your voice deserves to be heard. Call us at (310) 975-1080 or contact us online to schedule an initial consultation at our Beverly Hills office.

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