Larry R Stephens
Former Senior Vice President for Legal Affairs for Sony Pictures’ Music Group, Larry Stephens is a Brooklyn native, Dartmouth College graduate (Class of 1970) and graduate of the Harvard Law School (1974). For 35 years he has been engaged in counseling some of the most highly recognized brands over the last half century, including Merrill Lynch - where he began his career as in-house counsel in its Wall Street offices at One Liberty Plaza - ABC Records and Motown Records, as well as Sony Pictures. While at Sony, Larry was engaged primarily in securing the rights to use music for such projects as: BOYZ N THE HOOD, SLEEPLESS IN SEATTLE, MEN IN BLACK, SPIDERMAN and THE DA VINCI CODE. After 20 years with Sony, Larry most recently retired and is looking forward to pursuing his interests in photography, golf and community service.