Alex Weingarten

Partner, Litigation

Venable LLP

Alex Weingarten is the preeminent trial attorney specializing in the litigation of trust and estate disputes involving celebrities. With decades of experience in both entertainment and probate litigation, Weingarten has become one of the leading litigators in both fields and has been recognized for his skill in the courtroom for celebrity clients.

In the past year, he has represented the adult children of musician Tom Petty in a dispute with their stepmother for control of his music catalogue; Brooke Shields in a suit against Charlotte Tilbury, Inc. and related retailers and their attempt to profit from Brooke’s signature look; Wiz Khalifa in a dispute with his former manager; Woodstock 50 LLC, producers of the Woodstock 50th anniversary concert, in various disputes concerning production of the iconic music festival; and production and entertainment management company Anonymous Content as outside counsel for all litigation, ethics, and employment matters; among others.

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