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OVERVIEW

Our Business and Entertainment practice represents business owners, entrepreneurs, executives, creative talent and companies in all facets of business and entertainment including commercial real estate, motion picture, television, sports, music, media and communications.

Whether you are the creative talent, owner, or an executive of a company, our lawyers can help you with anticipating and resolving those issues most likely to confront your venture. For years, we have provided quality representation in business and entertainment by providing our clients with the counsel needed to successfully accomplish three vital responsibilities:

  1. Structure and negotiate deals that set them up for success,

  2. Create agreements that prevent business disputes from arising, and

  3. Solve any disputes that do arise via negotiations or litigation.


EXPERIENCE & RECENT REPRESENTATIONS

Business Transactions & Related Contracts

  • Client Agreements

  • Employee Agreements

  • Independent Contractor Agreements

  • Manufacturing Agreements

  • Distribution Agreements

  • Broker Agreements

  • Confidentiality/Non-Disclosure Agreements

  • Terms and Conditions and Privacy Statements

  • Release Agreements for Personal Trainers, Photographers, and Others

  • Business Formation Guidance (Limited Liability Companies, Partnerships and Corporations)

Entertainment & Media Transactions

  • Personal representation of creative talent (actors, media personalities, authors, screenwriters, directors, producers, animators, chefs, social media stars, musicians and photographers)

  • Personal representation of professional athletes in film, television, social media, online, sponsorship, licensing and endorsement deals

  • Option agreements for entertainment properties

  • Film, television, social media, digital media, radio, marketing and digital deals and agreements (development and production, merchandising, distribution, P&A, financial, etc.)

  • Brand development and protection for creative talent and athletes

  • Advertising and promotion deals in all media

  • Publishing agreements in all media

  • Creative talent collaboration agreements

  • Executive compensation agreements

  • Music festival and live entertainment production deals, including televised and/or streamed live events

  • Representation of brands in endorsement, tie-in and sponsorship deals

Dispute Resolution in Business and Entertainment

  • Litigation

  • Arbitration

  • Mediation