Mr. Blake is the Chief Legal Officer of the Company, supervising legal and business affairs and overseeing its royalties department. He previously served as general counsel of Concord Music Group, after 10 years of representing Concord as its outside counsel. His work has included the acquisitions of Fantasy, Telarc International and Rounder Records, negotiating Concord’s worldwide licensing and distribution agreements with Universal Music Group, overseeing its recording contracts with its artists, and overseeing the handling of litigation and royalty audits. Previously, he was a partner at Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP, where his clients included the Eagles, Cher, Barbra Streisand, the Rolling Stones and the Pixies, record companies Sub Pop Records, Elektra Records and RSO Records, and Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG). He sits on the International Legal Committee of the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) trade association. Mr. Blake received his law degree from Harvard Law School and a B.A. magna cum laude from Le Moyne College.
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