January 29, 2024

Alex Weingarten, managing partner of Willkie’s Los Angeles office and Chair of the firm’s Entertainment Litigation Practice, has been shortlisted for “Entertainment Litigator of the Year” at the Benchmark Litigation US Awards 2024. 
Alex’s recent achievements include a tentative settlement for client Selena Gomez in a lawsuit against the developers of the game Clothes Forever for the unauthorized use of the entertainer’s name and likeness. Additionally, Alex represents Zhengfu Pictures in a dispute valued at approximately $50 million over the distribution rights to World War II films Greyhound and Destroyer.

Alex is widely recognized among the entertainment industry’s foremost litigators and trial attorneys. His recent accolades include being named to Variety’s Legal Impact Report and Billboard’s Top Music Lawyers. 

The winners of the Benchmark Litigation US Awards 2024 will be recognized at event in New York City on March 13.

View the award shortlists and event details here