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Alex Weingarten

Partner, Venable

THE LATEST: Over the past 18 months, Weingarten has tried and won six cases and orchestrated favorable settlement outcomes in several others. He represented Wiz Khalifa in a dispute with the rapper’s former manager; the adult children of the late Alan Thicke in an estate dispute; and Steve Angello, a founder of electronic music supergroup Swedish House Mafia, in claims between former business partners in a record label. Weingarten also recently won a trial for the trustees of a $100 million-plus trust in an elder-abuse case.

BACKGROUND: Weingarten has been with Venable for five years, and represents clients in all facets of entertainment, probate, business and intellectual property litigation. Weingarten has successfully handled litigation for Anonymous Content, Will Ferrell, Film Track Inc., Fuse Media Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co. and City National Bank.

WORTH NOTING: Weingarten serves as chairman of the Jewish Federation of Los Angeles’ community engagement division and is a member of the federation’s board.

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