'We all now operate in a global market': A special report on the legal sector

They say everything changes when it’s time to sign on the dotted line.

But whether it’s a management contract, record deal or publishing agreement, there’s more to being an artist’s lawyer these days than mere legal agreements. Indeed, in many careers, a music lawyer not only adds an important new champion to the artist’s cause, but someone with the right legal acumen can actually guide musicians on to greater success. Just ask Jack White, whose long-term manager Ian Montone started ...

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