From Amazon.com: Stan Soocher is Associate Professor of Music & Entertainment Industry Studies at the University of Colorado’s Denver Campus. In addition, Stan is an entertainment attorney and the long-time Editor-in-Chief of the monthly Entertainment Law & Finance, an ALM Media publication. Baby You’re a Rich Man: Suing the Beatles for Fun and Profit (ForeEdge/University Press of New England) is his latest book. He previously authored the investigative book They Fought the Law: Rock Music Goes to Court.
In 2014, Stan received the State Bar of Texas Entertainment & Sports Law Section’s “Texas Star Award.” The award is given to an individual “who has made a major and noteworthy contribution to the practice of entertainment law.” Also during his career, Stan received ASCAP Deems Taylor Awards for excellence in music journalism, including for his music law articles in Rolling Stone, The National Law Journal and Musician Magazine. For many years, Stan covered the federal appeals courts in a weekly section for The National Law Journal. Early in his career, he worked on the editorial staff of the rock music magazine Circus. He also is a drummer.