Firm adds music industry veteran
May 8, 2017 – The firm announced today that veteran music industry lawyer Elliot Cahn has agreed to join the firm beginning next month. Elliot has had a long and storied career in the music business, starting while still in college as a founding member of the band Sha-Na-Na, with whom he performed at the original Woodstock Festival and toured and recorded for four album cycles. Following completion of his college and law school education, Elliot continued to work in the music business, going on to manage the careers of Green Day (through the Dookie album, which sold 15 million albums worldwide and won a Grammy for best rock album), Testament and R&B songstress Goapele, as well as to serve as CEO of (510 Records), a joint venture label with the Universal Music Group. Elliot has also had a private law practice, centered for many years in the East Bay and subsequently in Marin County, representing acts like Papa Roach, Rancid, and The Offspring. Elliot will be of counsel to the firm, and will work from the firm’s location in the Presidio of San Francisco.