Selected List of Press


Branca Named to Variety 500- Entertainment Leaders and Icons

Branca Selected by Lawdragon as one of the “500 Leading Lawyers of 2018”

Hollywood Reporter: Michael Jackson’s Thriller 3D To World Premiere At Venice Film Festival 2017

Los Angeles Business Journal – July 2017 – The Los Angeles 500: The Most Influential People in Los Angeles

Hollywood Reporter: Michael Jackson’s Estate and CBS Team for Animated Halloween Special

Los Angeles Business Journal: King’s Counsel: Lawyer Continues in Service of Pop Superstar as Estate Executor

Billboard Magazine: Top Music Lawyers 2017

Hollywood Reporter’s Power Lawyers: Hollywood’sTop Music Business Attorneys 2017

ValueWalk: What Michael Jackson can teach you about…investing

Bloomberg News: Michael Jackson is worth more than ever and the IRS wants a piece of it

Billboard Magazine Philanthropy Issue Spotlights Musicares Work

Billboard Magazine Top Music Lawyers 2016

Guardian Magazine: How Musicans’ Estates Are the Biggest Earners in Pop

HITS Magazine 03-14-16 Sony Corp MJ Estate Agree To Make A Deal On Sony ATV Forbes

3-14-16 Sony To Buy Michael Jacksons Half Of Sony ATV For $750 Million

03-16-16 Inside SonyATVs Buyout of Michael Jacksons Estate–And Why They Cashed Out

Billboard 03-16-16 The Michael Jackson Estates Billion-Dollar Turnaround From $500 Million In Debt to $500 Million In Cash

Branca Selected for ‘Best of Los Angeles Award 2014’
Los Angeles Times: Michael Jackson’s ‘Xscape’ feels shockingly vital
HITS Magazine:BRANCA:L.A. Law’s Leading Scorer
John’s Appearance on “60 Minutes” Discussing Michael Jackson
John’s Appearance on Piers Morgan, Part 1
John’s Appearance on Piers Morgan, Part 2
Guarding the legacy of the King of Pop
John Branca, the dealmaker
California Lawyer: The Prince of Rock
NY Times: A Year Later, Jackson Estate Is Prospering
LA Times: Michael Jackson estate, Sony Music Entertainment strike distribution deal
AP: King of Pop’s estate has rebounded since death
LA Times: Michael Jackson estate, Sony Music Entertainment strike distribution deal
Wall Street Journal: Sony Places Big Bet on a Fallen ‘King’
AP Interview: MJ estate executor Branca was close friend, architect of extraordinary wealth
LA Times: New Projects Could Restore Fortunes of Jackson Estate
NY Daily News: Michael Jackson Turned to laywer John Branca in times of trouble
UCLA LAW Magazine, Fall 2007
L.A. Times (2006) re: Sony/ATV catalog sale
L.A. Business Journal (2001)
The New Technology Players in Hollywood
Forbes “We Loathed Timesheets”
The Players
Best in the West
Wall St. Journal
HITS Magazine Profile
L.A. Times/Calendar: “Ultimate Backup:Keeping up with the Jacksons”
Kingdom of Rock
American Lawyer “Michael’s Main Man”
L.A. Times “Long and Winding Road”