On May 25, 2020, Alex Weingarten was recognized by the Los Angeles Business Journal as one if its LA500 for 2020. This list includes the 500 most influential leaders whose contributions to the business community have helped shape Los Angeles County.
In recognizing Weingarten, the Los Angeles Business Journal wrote:
A trial lawyer active in entertainment, trusts and estate litigation, Weingarten tackles business matters in dispute. Representing the adult children of the late rocker Tom Petty, he resolved an estate conflict with his clients’ stepmother in December. He has also recently represented Selena Gomez in a right of publicity claim and defended the music group 5 Seconds of Summer against a copyright infringement claim over the song “Youngblood."