Who Is Ekwan E Rhow From Bird Marella? Kanye West Shares A Picture Of An Attorney As His Feud with Adidas Continues

Ekwan E Rhow is an attorney
Ekwan E Rhow is an attorney( Source : birdmarel )

Ekwan E Rhow is an attorney and a name principal at Bird Marella. He represented Kanye West in his lawsuit against EMI, a public publisher with whom the artist had a contract. 

Kanye is back on Instagram with his rants, but this time it is about his dissatisfaction with two Global brands he had collaborated with. In the last few days, he had made several accusations at Gap and Adidas regarding their previous collaboration. 

In his recent post, he shared a picture of his attorney, Ekwan, and alleged that Adidas was paying his lawyer to change the contract. 

Quick Facts: 

NameEkwan E. Rhow
OrganizationBird Marella
EducationB.A. form Standford Univeristy and J.D. from Harvard Law School

Kanye expressed dissatisfaction over Gap and Adidas
Kanye expressed dissatisfaction over Gap and Adidas( Source : instagram )

Who Is Ekwan E Rhow From Bird Marella?

Ekwan E Rhow is a name principal at Bird Marella who holds a degree from Harvard Law School and Stanford University. He is acknowledged by Chambers & Partners as a "trial expert" who frequently accepts requests to "undertake high-profile work" and "bet-the-farm litigation."

Benchmark Litigation has recognized him as one of California's top 20 trial attorneys and top 100 trial attorneys nationwide. While he has undertaken several cases in different industries, including technology, fashion, healthcare, banking, and manufacturing, he has also been active in various entertainment-related issues.

He is an advisor to celebrities like Kanye West. In addition, he had defended concert-related litigation for music industry stars, including Asian pop artist Rain, and has handled disputes over production credits and box office revenue involving movies like How to Train Your Dragon.

Bird Marella attorneys Ekwan Rhow and Kate Shin victories
Bird Marella attorneys Ekwan Rhow and Kate Shin victories ( Source : twitter )

He is also involved in a shareholder dispute involving the biggest cable television network serving Asian Americans. In addition, he has taken wide range of other cases for special effects studios, international film distributors, financing firms, celebrities, and production businesses.

He was a former president of the Korean American Bar Association. In addition, he was a member of the Board of Governors and the Executive Committee of the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association from 2003 to 2009.

Likewise, in 2003, the federal judges of the Central District of California chose him to serve as one of its 33 lawyer representatives at the Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference.

He co-chaired the 2010 NAPABA Convention in Los Angeles. He also completed a term as co-chair of the ABA's Section on International Litigation. 

Facts To Know About Ekwan E Rhow

  1. Ekwan E Rhow is a name principal at Brid Marella.
  2. He completed his degree from Stanford University and Harvard Law School. 
  3. He represents notable Hollywood financiers, production companies, Fortune 500 companies, and international conglomerates.
  4. He is an advisor and lawyer for Kanye West. West had ditched Quinn Emanuel, who initially helped him file the lawsuit against music publisher EMI and replaced him with Ekwan and Grace Kang of Bird Marella. 
  5. He has also once defended Korean music star, Jung Ji-hoon, also named Rain. 
  6. Since 2004, Los Angeles Magazine has named him the "Southern California Super Lawyer."
  7. The National Asian Pacific American Bar Association, a bar association with more than 10,000 members, previously named him one of the country's "Best Lawyers Under 40."
  8. He was selected as one of the 2012 "Leading Law Firm Rainmakers" by the Diversity and the Bar Magazine, while major media like the Daily Journal listed one of his victories in 2013 as a "Top Plaintiffs' Verdicts by Impact." 

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