2018 Top Music Lawyers

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018

Mike Milom has been recognized by Billboard as one of its top music lawyers for 2018. According to Billboard, longevity and loyalty are measures of success for Milom, who has had Alabama as a client for 37 years, Ricky Skaggs for 36, Rascal Flatts for 16, and Luke Bryan for 14. “Some people measure success in dollars. I measure it by the length of relationships,” says the man who nonetheless estimates that his firm has closed deals worth “maybe north of $100 million” in the past year, including those for newer signings Keith Urban and Kelsea Ballerini. Milom has flexed his deal making muscle across a wide spectrum, from negotiating TV rights for a client’s life story to setting up a label imprint and sponsorship agreements.