Chair, Entertainment Litigation; Managing Partner, Los Angeles Office
Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
Alex Weingarten is a preeminent trial lawyer who represents talent and entertainment industry professionals in high-stake business, probate, and entertainment litigation. Clients look to Weingarten to handle “bet the company” cases, protect their integrity during the public litigation process, and suggest novel strategies. He is zealous and precise in optimizing results and finding the most direct route to victory.
2021 was a particularly busy and exciting year for Weingarten. In addition to serving his clients, he joined international law firm Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP as managing partner of the new Los Angeles office and co-led its launch and rapid expansion. Among Weingarten’s high profile cases is his work representing Jamie Spears, the father and former 13-year conservator of Britney Spears, in a highly publicized matter regarding the transition of the pop star’s conservatorship and potential claims that arise during the transition.