For a third consecutive year, Billboard’s editors have honored Ed McPherson as one of their “Top Music Lawyers” for 2022. Billboard asked Ed about his clients and achievements, and his top concern for the music industry.
As artists return to live performances, McPherson has remained vigilant
about ensuring crowd safety at his clients’ concerts and festivals. He has
represented Travis Scott for two years and continues as his attorney
following the tragedy in November at the Astroworld festival, where 10
people died and hundreds were injured during a crowd surge at the 50,000-
capacity show. (He has said producers would have stopped the concert if
requested by the police, as they did with the 2019 Astroworld when it went
past curfew.) Looking ahead, his firm’s top priority is “how to get back on
track with touring and festivals after the pandemic — and how to do it
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