Featured Client Cases over the past 40 years.
Mr. Soven’s long career includes the representation of musical artists, producers, songwriters, publishers and managers in Miami, New York and Nashville. In various contract negotiations, licensing issues, disputes as well as civil litigation matters his clients include:
Bryan “Birdman” Williams, the co-founder of Cash Money Records, a rapper, record executive and entrepreneur. Personal representation. Miami Herald Article – July 2016. Miami Herald Article – March 2017. Gossip Extra Article – March 2018. All Hip Hop – Article December 2018. Realtor.com Article – December 2018. Middletown Press Article – August 2019. Miami Herald Article – January 2020. UrbanIslandz – January 2020 Hot New Hip Hop – January 2020
DJ Khaled, Record producer, rapper, DJ and record label executive. Personal representation
Rob G2, Hip hop artist, personal representation
Sony Records v. Boys 2 Men, Contract Dispute, dismissed successfully
Posh Nation v. Rick Ross, Contract Dispute, dismissed successfully
Menudo & Ricky Martin, Manager Darren McGillis Contract Dispute, dismissed successfully
Keystone Music Group Inc; whose songs were recorded and became hits for many famous artists including; Simon & Garfunkle, Jimmy Buffet, The Carpenters, Patty Smyth & Don Henley, Frankie Valli, Waylon Jennings, Ann Murray, The Oak Ridge Boys, Ronnie Milsap, Sawyer Brown and Michael Johnson..
Hampstead Heath Music Publishers Inc. Copyright exploitation agreements which include songs recorded by Simon and Garfunkle, The Carpenters and Anne Murray
Captain Crystal Music Inc. Copyright exploitation agreements
Jimmy Sommers, Jazz Saxophone; State criminal charges, dismissed successfully
Jay Senter, Producer of: Helen Reddy’s Grammy award winning I AM WOMAN. Producer, Tavares’s Grammy nominated PENNY FOR YOUR THOUGHTS. Producer, Sammy Johns’ 3 million selling CHEVY VAN. Earned 10 BMI Publisher Performance Awards. Earned 3 BMI Publisher Millionaire Performance Awards
Criteria Studios/The Music Factory, largest recording studio in the Southeast. Corporate representation.