Firm Represents SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT in Settlement with New York State Attorney General Eliot Spitzer

July 28, 2005

Patterson Belknap represented SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT, one of the world's largest music companies, in negotiating its recently announced settlement of a probe into certain industry practices. The Patterson Belknap team was led by partners Paul G. Gardephe and Saul B. Shapiro. Other attorneys on the team were counsel Daniel S. Ruzumna, associates Nicole G. Tell, Phyllis Staub Wallitt, Laura M. Storto, Amy Carper Mena, Jacqueline M. Brandner, Irene Choi and staff attorneys Shaun L. Carr and Van V. Mejia.