This year’s list has been revealed, and the editors of Billboard have recognized Ed McPherson as one of its Top Music Lawyers for 2023. When asked by Billboard about his most pressing concerns, frivolous lawsuits remain a challenge and concern of clients and for the music industry:

With a client roster including Travis Scott, Frank Ocean, Justin Timberlake and Kelly Clarkson, McPherson considers “frivolous lawsuits” to be the industry’s most pressing challenge, particularly “copyright lawsuits that stifle the creativity of song writers and concert-related suits that will ultimately cause ticket prices to increase so significantly that only a select few fans will be able to afford them.”

Read the full Billboard article here.