Recent News

Date News Mentions & Links
4/15/2024 Congratulations to KHPS client Nicole Scherzinger on winning a 2024 Olivier award for best actress in the musical Sunset Boulevard.
4/1/2024 Jeff Silberman reps film producers Adler Entertainment in high profile remake of the 1989 classic The War of the Roses
3/19/2024 Dr. Dre honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Partners Peter Paterno & Howard King join the celebration
3/19/2024 Marjorie Garcia interviewed by Variety on the Latin women managing Música Mexicana’s rising stars
2/26/2024 KHPS Wins a $14,000,000 Verdict Following 2-Week Federal Court Jury Trial
1/1/2024 Jackson Trugman Promoted to Partner in King, Holmes, Paterno & Soriano, LLP
12/4/2023 Laurie Soriano receives 2023 Apollo Award from the California Copyright Conference
11/15/2023 Variety features Marjorie Garcia in the 2023 Power of Women in Hollywood
10/12/2023 Howard King interviewed on The Town with Matthew Belloni podcast, discussing fights over songwriter credits.
6/7/2023 Variety covers Tupac Shakur’s star on the Walk of Fame and reminds us of his legacy
5/3/2023 Jacqueline Sabec quoted in Variety on AI opportunities and challenges
4/3/2023 Nine KHPS attorneys make the list for Billboard’s Top Music Lawyers of 2023
3/15/2023 Longtime Super Client Metallica Buys Its Own Vinyl Pressing Plant
3/14/2023 Remezcla Names Marjorie Garcia a Major Mujeres in Latin Music 2023
3/8/2023 The Offspring defeats multi-million dollar claim from former member
3/1/2023 Laurie Soriano honored by Billboard’s Women in Music 2023
1/11/2023 Paterno quarterbacks huge Dr. Dre IP Sale
1/9/2023 Dr. Dre shuts down copyright-infringing Congresswoman Greene
1/9/2023 Read the cease and desist letter sent to MTG
12/20/2022 Peter Paterno honored by Recording Academy with Grammy Organization’s 2022 Service Award
10/25/2022 Brigitte Alanis honored by HITS Magazine as a Noisemaker
 9/20/2022 KHPS beats Disney attempts to quash lawsuit over Muppet Babies reboot.
3/23/2022 Judge Orders $13 Million Judgment in Favor of Real Estate Tycoon in Suit Against Business Partner
3/20/2022 KHPS Files Lawsuit to Enforce the Rights of Digital Artists in the Cutting-Edge NFT Space
3/8/2022 Black History Month 2022
1/19/2022 Legal Eagles Flock to KHPS
1/05/2022 KHPS Announce Partnership Promotion of John G. Snow
5/10/2021 King, Holmes Paterno & Soriano Remains A Leader Among The Country’s Music Law Firms
2/01/2021 Michael Rexford Becomes Partner in King, Holmes, Paterno & Soriano, LLP
1/28/2021 Hits Magazine Names Laurie Soriano, Leslie Frank and Marjorie Garcia of King, Holmes, Paterno & Soriano, LLP as Top Entertainment Lawyers
1/13/2021 King, Holmes, Paterno & Soriano Proudly Promotes (Former) Paralegal Harold Papineau to Attorney
6/30/2020 King, Holmes, Paterno & Soriano Announce Partnership Promotion Of Marjorie Garcia
06/22/2020 KHPS client Poo Bear posts Black Music Month playlist
03/10/2020 John G. Snow Takes His Sword to KHPS
08/26/2019 Revealed: Billboard’s 2019 Top Music Lawyers
07/15/2019 King Holmes, Paterno & Soriano Named By Hits Magazine As Top Music Law Firm
04/24/2019 Laurie Soriano Joins The Board Of Directors Of SoundExchange
04/11/2019 Belinda Meruelo, et al. v. East West Bank – King, Holmes, Paterno & Soriano’s Successful Defense of Lender Liability Claims Upheld on Appeal
11/13/2018 Galileo, Paterno, Magnifico: Queen – When $10M Yields a Shit-Ton
09/05/2018 GoT: This Lannister Doesn’t Pay His Debts
05/03/2018 Leslie E. Frank: Record Labels and Accused Artists
Can RCA Drop R. Kelly?
04/04/2018 Howard E. King Is One Of Hollywood’s Top 100 Attorneys For Eighth Consecutive Year
01/02/2018 Joe Carlone Promoted to Firm Partner
12/19/2017 Keith Holmes Guides Premier Business Bank in Acquisition by First Foundation Inc.
11/30/2017 Howard King Addresses 2017 State Of The Entertainment Industry Conference
11/07/2017 Keith Holmes is Legal Counsel to Suncrest Bank in Agreement to Merge with CBBC Bancorp
08/25/2017 A7X Trial: May Signal the End To Recording Labels’ Grip on Artists
07/17/2017 Peter Paterno Talks With HITS Magazine About Record Label Strategies
05/02/2017 Keith Holmes Advises Capital Bank on Merger Agreement with Seacoast Commerce Banc Holdings
04/26/2017 Howard E. King – Included in The Hollywood Reporter’s 2017 Top 100 Power Lawyers … For Seventh Consecutive Year
04/26/2017 Peter Paterno: Honored As One of The Hollywood Reporter’s Top Music Business Attorneys
04/24/2017 Keith Holmes, Legal Counsel in Sierra Bancorp’s Agreement to Acquire OCB Bancorp of Ventura County
10/08/2016 Howard King Speaks At ABA Forum On Entertainment & Sports
9/15/2016 Sam Roseme’s Resume Blows Away Big-Time Law Firm to Join King, Holmes, Paterno & Soriano, LLP
4/28/2016 Brent Canter Discusses Emerging Trends and New Challenges in the Music Business as a Panelist at the ASCAP EXPO
4/26/2016 New York Times Quotes Howard King on Prince’s Passing and the Implications for the Estate
4/20/2016 Howard King Named to The Hollywood Reporter’s Power Lawyers List for Sixth Year in a Row
4/20/2016 Peter Paterno Named a Top Music Business Lawyer by the Hollywood Reporter
4/20/2016 Howard King Featured Panelist at Beverly Hills Bar Association Presentation of “Shake, Rattle, and Roll: The Cases that Rocked Music in 2015”
4/14/2016 Judge Rejects $3.5 Million for Legal Fees and Costs in Blurred Lines Case
4/8/2016 Dr. Dre Honors KHPS Lawyers as N.W.A. Gets Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
1/4/2016 Keith T. Holmes and Eileen Lyon Are Legal Advisors in Sierra Bancorp’s Acquisition of Coast Bancorp of San Luis Obispo County
1/2016 The Real Winners of ‘American Idol’
12/23/2015 KHPS Provides Pro Bono Service for “Love Song to the Earth,” Featuring Paul McCartney, Jon Bon Jovi and Many Others
12/9/2015 Jared Leto Sues TMZ
9/28/2015 KHPS Represents Orange County Business Bank in Sale Transaction
9/21/2015 Howard King Speaks to Los Angeles Copyright Society
7/27/2015 Suncrest Bank to Acquire Sutter Community Bank
7/25/2015 Billboard, Backstage Pass/Top Music Lawyers
7/15/2015 Laurie Soriano becomes name partner in King, Holmes, Paterno & Soriano, LLP
7/15/2015 Peter T. Paterno Billboard Top Music Lawyer 2015
6/22/2015 PBB Bancorp/Premier Business Bank to Acquire First Mountain Bank
4/15/2015 Howard King Named in The Hollywood Reporter’s Power Lawyers 2015
4/8/2015 Pacific Commerce Bank Announces Completion of Merger with Vibra Bank
3/12/2015 Pharrell Williams’ Lawyer: “We’re Entering the Bottom of the Sixth Inning”
1/26/2015 ‘American Idol’ Winner Files Bold Legal Claim to Escape ‘Oppressive’ Contracts
1/12/2015 Iggy Azalea Granted Injunction to Stop Distribution of Her Early Music
11/20/2014 King, Holmes and Horgan Rosen Handle Bank Deal
11/5/2014 Daily Journal Recognizes Howard King as Leading Entertainment Lawyer
9/15/2014 Paterno: Been There Done That — A Hits Daily Double Interview with Melinda Newman
4/30/2014 Howard King Named in The Hollywood Reporter’s Power Lawyers 2014 — The Litigators
9/19/2013 NFL Waging Secret Legal War Over M.I.A’s Super Bowl Middle Finger (Exclusive)
9/17/2013 NCAL in Los Angeles Lines Up $25 Million
8/5/2013 Smaller Banks are Likely to be Buyout Targets, Attorneys Say
7/15/2013 Wilshire Bancorp Announces Acquisition of Saehan Bancorp
7/1/2013 KHPB Closes a Bank Merger on July 1, 2013: The Private Bank of California with a Subsidiary of First PacTrust Bancorp
7/1/2013 KHPB Closes a Second Bank Merger on July 1, 2013: Merger of Visalia Community Bank with Central Valley Community Bank
6/3/2013 KHPB Represents Pacific Trust Bank in Sale of Eight Branches to AmericanWest Bank
5/22/2013 Howard King Named in The Hollywood Reporter’s Power Lawyers 2013
2/5/2013 Keith T. Holmes “Increase in Mergers & Acquisitions” — Daily Journal
7/18/2012 Howard King Named in The Hollywood Reporter’s Power Lawyers 2012
8/31/2011 Keith Holmes Represent Beach Business Bank in Acquisition by First PacTrust Bancorp
7/13/2011 Howard King Named in The Hollywood Reporter’s Power Lawyers 2011
6/27/2011 KHPB Guides Mission Community Bancorp in Acquisition of Santa Lucia Bancorp
4/20/2011 Dr. Dre Granted Summary Judgment Over Digital Rights to “The Chronic”
1/29/2010 Court of Appeal Bites ‘Dog’ in TAA Case
1/27/2010 Read full letter here
12/21/2009 Marilyn Manson, Former Bandmate Settle Lawsuit
6/25/2009 Good Morning America Describes Jackson Testimony
2/27/2009 Is The Killers Case “Based on Nothing”? EXCLUSIVE: Killers Lawsuit Attorneys Speak
1/05/2009 Lullaby CD No Peaceful, Easy Feeling for Eagles
12/9/2008 Interview with Metallica’s Attorney Peter Paterno
7/20/2006 Founders of Disa Records File Major Lawsuit Against Univision
7/20/2006 Exclusive: Michael Jackson’s Former Business Partner Discusses Verdict
7/18/2006 Industrial Bank of Taiwan to Acquire EverTrust Bank
8/13/2005 Van Halen Takes Baseball Team to Court
7/14/2005 Jackson Tidbits Leaks With Impunity in Tinseltown Press
6/14/2004 The National Law Journal Strange Bedfellows
5/1/2004 A Hard Day’s Night: Music Faces the Digital Divide
7/28/1999 Dr. Dre to Tell It to the Judge