1978, J.D., University of Denver, Sturm College of Law
1975, B.A., University of Denver
Henry W. Root is a partner at Lapidus, Root & Sachrow, LLP. He has over 30 years of legal and business affairs experience in the entertainment, music, television and media industries. He began his legal career at MCA Records after several years of working as a tour manager and lighting designer for top internationally renowned recording artists.
Mr. Root has represented recording artists signed to every major label as well as award-winning songwriters and producers, independent music publishers, record labels, principal cast members of several reality TV series, celebrities and actors. Current clients include two major cable networks, webcasters, and an Internet platform background music service for retail business establishments. Root has also overseen business and legal affairs for the delivery of programming to every major television network as well as for distribution on the Internet.
At Miami Law he co-teaches a short course in Music Law in the Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law program.