On May 31, 2021, Alex Weingarten was recognized by the Los Angeles Business Journal as one if its LA500 for 2021. This list celebrates the 500 most influential leaders and impactful executives in Los Angeles who have demonstrated innovation and agility in the face of unprecedented challenges over the past year..
In recognizing Weingarten, the Los Angeles Business Journal wrote:
Weingarten’s practice spans Hollywood talent, executives, entrepreneurs, companies and high-net-worth individuals, and often involves intellectual property ramifications. Representing the daughters of music legend Tom Petty, Weingarten was able to resolve a dispute regarding control of their late father’s legacy and recording catalogue. Pop band 5 Seconds of Summer turned to Weingarten to successfully resolve a claim that they copied elements of another work to create their hit song, “Youngblood.”