January 19, 2022
Legal Eagles Flock to KHPS
HITS MAGAZINE – RUMOR MILL
King, Holmes, Paterno & Soriano has announced the addition of two new partners; veteran legal eagles Charles W. Hamilton (left) and Scott McDowell have joined the firm.
McDowell most recently served as EVP, Head of Legal & Business Affairs, for Warner Chappell Music. He was previously Director, Legal & Business Affairs, for Warner Records.
Hamilton arrives from Saban Music Group, where he was Head of Business & Legal Affairs. Prior to that he served as SVP of Business & Legal Affairs at Warner Records.
Said KHPS managing partner Howard E. King, “We couldn’t be more thrilled to have brought Scott and Charles aboard. Their depth in music publishing and recorded music enhances our ability to serve our clients innovatively and with the highest quality. Having them both join us now is an incredible coup.”
Music attorneys who arrived at KHPS in 2021 include partner Michael Rexford, formerly of Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, and associates Tyler Garber, erstwhile of Universal Pictures, and Christopher Chiang, formerly of Michelman & Robinson.