High-Profile Entertainment and Sports Law Duo Leron Rogers and John Rose Join Fox in Atlanta

September 2, 2020 – Press Releases

Fox Rothschild LLP is pleased to welcome Leron E. Rogers (partner) and John T. Rose (associate) in the Entertainment & Sports Law Department in Atlanta.

“Leron and John’s collective experience handling major deals and litigation matters for clients across the music, sports and entertainment industries will be a valuable asset as we continue to grow our nationwide practice,” said Marc H. Simon, chair of the firm’s Entertainment & Sports Law Department.

“Georgia has become a center for the arts and entertainment industries and has long been a hub for the hip-hop and rap scene. Expanding our reach with boots on the ground in Atlanta will benefit our client roster nationwide and provide increased opportunities for collaboration and growth,” he continued.

“We are thrilled to strengthen our service offerings in the region,” said Julie Earp, Managing Partner of the firm’s Atlanta office. “Leron and John are well-known and respected attorneys in the legal community and will be integral as we continue to grow our presence in this key market.”

Rogers works with the full spectrum of industry professionals including actors, recording artists, producers, songwriters, record labels, publishing and management companies, music industry trade organizations, film and television companies as well as new media companies. He represents corporate entities as well as high-profile celebrities and athletes in their personal and professional business ventures.

His practice includes complex litigation, business and commercial transaction matters in a variety of fields and industries, primarily in the areas of entertainment, intellectual property, technology and media. Rogers counsels institutional and individual clients on a range of issues related to crisis management, business disputes and litigation prevention, as well as non-litigation matters, frequently in the capacity of outside general counsel.

Among his notable representations are Oscar®-winning actress Mo’Nique, Rick Ross, Migos, Steve Harvey and The Miami Marlins.

Rogers is President of the Black Entertainment and Sports Lawyers Association and was lauded among the 2020 Top Music Lawyers by Billboard.

He earned his J.D. from Florida State University College of Law and his B.B.A. from Texas State University.

Rose represents a variety of high-profile clients, including award-winning creatives, multiplatinum recording artists and producers and celebrity entertainers. With certifications in Business Analytics from Harvard Business School and Transactional Law from Emory University School of Law, John provides counseling on various topics related to business disputes, litigation prevention and crisis management as well as non-litigation matters. He has high-level experience drafting, analyzing and negotiating agreements involving content and distribution, production, marketing, management, photography, licensing, concerts and other subjects.

He also has intellectual property experience, representing athletes, producers, recording artists, record companies, television networks and entertainment production companies on various IP matters.

An emerging leader in the music industry, Rose was named among the 2020 Top Music Lawyers by Billboard.

He earned his J.D. from Emory University and his B.A., cum laude, from Hampton University.

Prior to joining Fox, they were attorneys with Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP.