I am a sole practitioner concentrating in Entertainment Law, Copyright & Trademark Law, Intellectual Property Law, the Law of the Internet and other New Media Law. My clients include major companies and major performers, executives, producers, directors and writers throughout the recording, television, motion picture, theatrical, music publishing, traditional and e-book publishing industries.
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I am an expert in negotiating and drafting Entertainment industry contracts and most importantly I know how to get deals done for my clients in a cost efficient manner.
I have been practicing Entertainment Law since 1982. My experience includes working as an in house corporate attorney for Radio City Music Hall Productions, as well as a Partner at Serling Rooks & Ungar, a major NYC Entertainment Law firm.
Some of my current and former clients have included U2, Salt N Pepa, Grace Jones, Roadrunner Records (Nickelback, Slipknot), Curb Records (LeAnn Rimes, Lyle Lovette, Hank Williams, Jr.), Concrete Management (Rob Zombie), Concrete Marketing (Ozzie Osbourne), Pyramid Booking Agency (Kool and the Gang), Spotlite Entertainment (Jay Leno), The Orchard (Richard Gottehrer), Steve Stevens (Billy Idol), Max Norman (Megadeth), Nigel Harrison (Blondie), Type O Negative, Rusted Root, D Generation, Stuart Hamm, Dave Valentin, Roy Ayers and Lenny White.
I have given lectures and taught Entertainment Law at The Julliard School in NYC, Dartmouth College, Rutgers University and the University of Florida School of Law. I have also given seminars at the Indy Music Forum, the Philadelphia Music Conference, the New York Music and Internet Expo and The New Music Seminar. I have had articles published in Billboard Magazine and Entertainment Law and Finance.
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