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Howard King

Howard King, well-known entertainment lawyer, died Saturday of a heart attack in Los Angeles. He was 48.

He was a law partner for 23 years with the firm of Gang, Tyre, Ramer and Brown.

Most recently, he was a partner at Katten, Muchen, Zavis and Weitzman.

His clients included such celebrities as Steven Spielberg, Clint Eastwood, Janet Jackson, Axl Rose, Arsenio Hall, Bob Hope, Chevy Chase, Stevie Wonder, Al Ruddy and Tom Waits.

King recently handled cases for Guns N’ Roses manager Doug Goldstein, the Isley Brothers, director John McTiernan, Vlade Divac of the Los Angeles Lakers and Tina Sinatra.

Survivors include his wife and three sons.

Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. today at Hillside Memorial Park Chapel.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the On Your Feet Foundation, to the Crossroads School for Arts and Sciences or the Center for Early Education.

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