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This top music lawyer saved a producer’s life

Greenberg Traurig lawyer Joel Katz earned a spot on Billboard’s list of top music lawyers by saving producer Dallas Austin’s life.

Katz told the music trade that he helped get Austin out of a Dubai prison in 2006 after he was arrested for drug possession.

The punishment, Katz said, was hanging.

“That was the most important thing I’ve ever done, because saving a life is more important than making a dollar.”

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