Reed Smith lawyers Gregor Pryor, Steve Sessa and Ed Shapiro have been named to Billboard Magazine's Top Music Lawyers list, the firm announced, an honor Sessa and Shapiro have achieved four times in a row. It is the second consecutive appearance on the list for Pryor.
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During the pandemic, Reed Smith added more than 200 clients and developed new tools for clients, including a livestreaming guide and a tracker that logs regulatory trends affecting digital platforms, Billboard stated.

“The tracker assists our clients in identifying the complex intertwining regulatory initiatives currently in play and proposed across the UK and European Union,” the publication quotes London-based Pryor as saying.

Gregor Pryor and Stephen Sessa are both partners and co-chairs of Reed Smith’s Entertainment & Media industry group. Edward Shapiro is a partner in the Entertainment & Media industry group.

Billboard says it’s seeing new business models – from livestreaming to NFTs – and the rise of social justice as a focus in business. To read the full listings, visit