Senior Partner, Bienstock & Micahel, LLC
After forming Bienstock and Michael, LLC nearly 30 years ago, Ron was editor-in-chief and publisher of International Musician & Recording World and was General Counsel to Hoshino, U.S.A. (manufacturer of Ibanez Guitars, electronics, and Tama drums). In 1991, Ron was voted one of the top 100 “Most Influential People In The Music Business” by BAM Magazine.
Ron teaches Entertainment Law as an adjunct professor at New York University and is a frequent guest lecturer for various graduate and undergraduate schools at NYU. Ron has also been a music business commentator for NPR, Air America Radio, WBAI, Barely Legal Radio, Tech TV and CNN, and has been a guest lecturer, instructor and panel moderator for BMI, ASCAP, CMJ, NEMO, SXSW, NAMM, PMA, RPMDA, the New Jersey Videographers Association, the Florida Music Conference, Miami Music Conference, Atlantic Records’ A&R University, the On-Line Music Conference, the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA), the New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA), the Alaska State Bar Association, Benjamin Cardozo School of Law, St. John’s School of Law, Rutgers School of Law, Seton Hall Law School, Ithaca College, and many other organizations and universities. Read More