Veteran Music Attorney
Los Angeles-based music lawyer and co-chair of the Entertainment & Media Group at Gladstone Michel Weisberg Willner and Sloane, ALC. He is one of the music industry’s most respected attorneys with more than 40 years of experience representing high-profile artists and leading companies in the entertainment, Internet and music publishing businesses. He currently represents Chris Daughtry, the Frank Zappa Estate, Rob Thomas, Matchbox Twenty, Suzanne Vega, Chester French, the Jay Livingston Catalog, as well as many other major artists and companies. Owen is a frequent speaker and author on the state of the music business, copyright, file sharing, 360-degree contracts, and non-traditional distribution deals. He also serves as an expert witness and litigation consultant. Owen has been selected by his peers as a Southern California Super Lawyer for six consecutive years. Fewer than 5% of attorneys are chosen for this honor.