Practice Areas

These are a few examples of the transactional services I am able to provide. These services are customizable to your needs. Let’s work together to find the best legal solutions for your creative business.

Please note, I do not provide any type of litigation-related (e.g. filing a lawsuit) services or consults. I am happy to refer you to competent litigation counsel in my extensive network. Please reach out if you need a referral.

Music Law

The Music Industry is an evolving and complex business. Protect your music and know the rights in your musical creations in whatever role you find yourself in.

Draft, negotiate, and review the following:

  • 360 Recording Agreements
  • Recording Agreements
  • Publishing Agreements
  • Synchronization Agreements
  • Producer Agreements
  • Songwriting Agreements
  • Music Pitching Agreements
  • Licensing Agreements
  • Master Use License Agreements
  • Indie Record Label Agreements
  • Band Agreements
  • Merchandise Agreements
  • Touring Agreements
  • Composer Agreements
  • Royalty Accounting Demands
  • Music Supervision Agreements
  • General Music Industry consulting
  • Contact me for custom agreements and more

Film/TV/Production Services

Whether you are signing with an indie or a major studio, pitching a script, or filming a production, effective legal counsel is the cornerstone of bringing your art to viewers’ screens.

Draft, negotiate, and review the following:

  • Above-the-line and Below-the-line talent and crew agreements
  • Actor Agreements
  • Television Pilot Agreements
  • Director Agreements
  • Production Agreements
  • Development Agreements
  • Location Agreements
  • Profit Participation Agreements
  • Collaboration Agreements
  • Partnership Agreements
  • Book Option or Life Story Agreements
  • Contact me for other types of agreements

Influencer Agreements

Influencer marketing is a great opportunity for brands and creators alike. Media created for yourself or others needs to have expectations clearly defined and the licenses properly negotiated.

  • Social Media Influencer Contracts
  • Podcast Agreements
  • Advertising Agreements
  • Brand Sponsorships

Intellectual Property

Much of the entertainment you see is someone’s intellectual property, meaning it is a tangible form the creator/owner’s ideas. Protect the ownership in your creations up front, so your rights are enforceable later.

  • Filing copyright registrations and copyright renewals
  • Conduct copyright research
  • Research copyright infringement
  • Filing trademark applications and respond to USPTO office actions
  • Right of Publicity

Business Organizations

Forming your company properly is the first step to a thriving business. Proper setup ensures you can focus your time and energy on making important business decisions.

  • Filing Corporation, LLC, Partnership applications
  • Operating Agreements, Articles of Incorporation, and other business formation documents
  • Ownership splits
  • Independent Contractor Agreements
  • Employee Agreements
  • Non-Disclosure Agreements

Disclaimer: This is an attorney advertising and not a guarantee of services. This page is not intended to provide legal advice or suggest a guaranteed outcome as individual situations will differ. Readers considering legal action should consult with an experienced lawyer to understand current laws and how they may affect a case. For specific technical or legal advice on the information provided and related topics, please contact the me to set up a consultation.

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