In 1989, Joseph L Serling and Wayne D Rooks formed Serling Rooks & Ungar LLP. Joined in 1996 by Nick Ferrara, the firm became Serling Rooks & Ferrara, LLP. Since then, Michael L McKoy and Jeffrey A Worob have become partners in the firm, J Reid Hunter and Craig Averill have become Of Counsel to the firm, and Serling Rooks Ferrara McKoy & Worob LLP has evolved into one of the most prominent law firms in the music business.