Noted Songwriter Kent Harris Sues Music Publishing Giant Warner/ Chappell Over The Classic Song "Cops And Robbers"

Jan 28, 2016, 13:37 ET from The Lovell Firm

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Prominent Los Angeles entertainment attorney Tre Lovell from The Lovell Firm is currently representing noted songwriter Kent Harris in his lawsuit against music publishing giant Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., over the song "Cops and Robbers," a classic performed by such acts as Bo Diddley, Chuck Berry, George Thorogood, The Rolling Stones, Wayne Fontana and the Mindbenders.  The suit alleges fraud, deceit, breach of fiduciary duty and other claims of mismanagement.  "We are excited to represent Mr. Harris in this matter and protect those aspects of his career that have made him such a noted and distinguished songwriter," Tre Lovell said.

Harris comes from a strong background in entertainment.  From his early years performing in his band Boogaloo and His Gallant Crew, to his many songs recorded on such labels as Capitol, RCA, Atlantic and Columbia, he has been prominent in the music business.  His sisters also performed and recorded together as the Harris Sisters, while his sister Betty was married to the famous comedian Redd Foxx

The lawsuit was filed in Los Angeles Superior Court, Case No. BC598768.  For media inquiries, please contact Mr. Harris' legal counsel, Tre Lovell, at 1875 Century Park East, Suite 1490, Century City, California, 90067 (310)275-2100,

About Tre Lovell, Esq.

Tre Lovell, founder of The Lovell Firm, has been noted among the elite trial lawyers in the nation, having been honored by The National Law Journal as one of the Top 50 Litigation Trailblazers, and recognized among the top 1% of attorneys in the country as a litigator through such esteemed organizations as the American Academy of Trial Attorneys, Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Rue's Best Attorneys of America and the Trial Lawyers Board of Regents. Previous high profile cases include Slagle v. A&E Entertainment; Martinez v. MGM; and Scott v. 3D Realms.  For more information, visit

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