Company: Sole Practice
Location: Scarsdale, New York, United States
Dennis Angel, Lawyer at a Private Practice, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Lawyers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in the field of music law.
Mr. Angel became involved in his profession because in high school he was interested in music as well as history and law and wanted to pursue these interests professionally. He earned a Diplome d’etudes françaises from the Université Rouen in France in 1967, a Bachelor of Arts from St. Lawrence University in 1968, and a Juris Doctorate degree from Washington and Lee University in 1972. During his time in school and shortly after, Mr. Angel was a part of the With US Army Reserve from 1969 to 1975. Upon graduation, he assumed employment as an associate with Johnson & Tannenbaum in New York City until 1977. The next year, Mr. Angel established a sole practice that he continues to maintain. He works with his youngest daughter and encourages her and other young lawyers to follow their interests and passions, do the best work they can and understand success involves putting in hard work.
When Mr. Angel started his career, he worked primarily with network television shows and theatrical movies. The industry changes have been dramatic and the methods of getting content have expanded vastly which in turn has helped expand his business. He always has younger people around to keep him abreast of changes, particularly with technological advances, and appreciates the insight the provide him. The highlight of Mr. Angel’s career working on the movie ‘The Bridge of San Luis Rey’ which was a highly complicated copyright matter. He worked with the screenwriter and after intricate legal work was able to help her obtain the finances and actors she wanted for the movie. As a testament to his success, Mr. Angel is a member of the American Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association, the Copyright Society of the USA, and Phi Alpha Delta. He has contributed articles to professional journals and has been featured in multiple editions of Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in American Law, Who’s Who in Entertainment, Who’s Who in the East, Who’s Who in the World, and Who’s Who of Emerging Leaders in America.
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