The Lawyer Who Freed Prince
They say you can’t go home again, but L. Londell McMillan just did. This past May the 41-year-old attorney brought the fruits of his 10-year-old law firm-including clients Prince, Stevie Wonder, Spike Lee, Michael Jackson and Kanye West-back to LeBoeuf, Lamb, Greene & MacRae, the same firm that hired him after he graduated from New York University School of Law in 1990.
“I was turning away too many opportunities I could not service in a small shop,” says McMillan. Though he was courted by several prominent suitors, LeBoeuf made him an offer he couldn’t refuse. “I’m heading up the new global media, entertainment and sports division of an international law firm,” he says in his reflective, soft-spoken cadence. “At this stage of my career, it was necessary for me to corporatize and internationalize my product.”
His clients, he says, couldn’t