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Ethan Yale Bordman

Ethan Yale Bordman

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Entertainment, Business

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Languages Spoken: English, American Sign Language

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Licensed since 2005

  1. Entertainment: 80%
    10 years
  2. Business: 20%
    10 years

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Ethan Y. Bordman, PLLC

244 Godwin Ave
Ridgewood, NJ, 07450-3720

Ethan Y. Bordman PLLC

9 E Blossom Rd
Airmont, NY, 10901-6713

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NJActive201308/05/2013
NYCurrently registered 201003/13/2015
DCActive 200605/24/2015
MIActive And In Good Standing200506/27/2015
ILVoluntarily Inactive200605/14/2015

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We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarNew York Super Lawyers2014
Rising StarNew York Super Lawyers2013
Seeking Creative Solutions Core Values AwardLawline Continuing Legal Education2011

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Managing PartnerEthan Y. Bordman, PLLC2010 - Present
Assistant Executive DirectorSAG-AFTRA2007 - 2009

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
New York State Bar Association - Phil Cowan/Broadcast Music, Inc. Scholarship CommitteeCommittee Member2014 - Present
New York State Bar Association, Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law SectionCo-Chair - Motion Pictures Committee2014 - Present
New York State Bar Association, Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law SectionCo-Chair Young Entertainment Lawyers2013 - Present
New York State Bar Association, Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law SectionCo-Chair - Membership Committee2012 - 2013
New York State Bar Association, Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law SectionCo-Chair - Programming Committee2011 - 2012
New York State Bar Association, Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law SectionCo-Liasion Young Lawyers Section to Entertainment, Arts & Sports2011 - 2013
State Bar of Michigan, Arts, Communications, Entertainment and Sports SectionChairperson 2009-20102005 - Present

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
American Bar Association publicationHoning Your Business Focus Early Pays Off in Entertainment2015
The Federal LawyerWhen Entertainment Law Makes a Cameo2014
New York State Bar Association Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law JournalState Film Incentives: Hollywood May Be Coming to a Town Near You2014
New York State Bar Association Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law JournalNotoriety, Exclusivity and the First Amendment2014
Entertainment Law & FinanceThe Current State of Film & Television Tax Incentives2013
New Jersey Law JournalCashing In on Crime: Whose Right Is It To Profit?2013
Fashion MannuscriptLights, Camera, Fashion!2013
New York State Bar JournalAre You Ready For Your Close-Up?2012
Michigan Bar JournalLights, Camera, Contract! - Entertainment, Film & TV Contracts2012
New York State Bar Association Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law JournalFreedom of Speech in Entertainment: Can the Entertainment Industry Be Held Responsible for "Copycat" Crimes?2011

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Anglia Ruskin University - Cambridge, EnglandSports LawLL.M - Master of International Sports Law2005
University of Westminster - London, EnglandEntertainment LawLL.M - Master of Entertainment Law2004
University of Detroit School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
Wayne State University Prentis School of BusinessMarketingMBA - Master of Business Administration2002

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
New York City Film Finance SummitBridging the Gap between Film & Finance2015
New York City Bar Association"Why Production Tax Credits/Incentives Matter and How They Workk"2015
Broadcast Music, Inc./Cardozo Entertainment and Communications Law Moot Court CompetitionPressing Matters in Copyright Law2015
The Motion Picture Committee of the Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Section of the NYSBAThe Singular Circumstances of Garcia v. Google2014
New York State Bar Association, Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law SectionEntertainment Lawyers, Careers and Scope of Work2014
New York State Bar Association, Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law SectionPracticing Entertainment Law in New York2014
New York State Bar Association, Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law SectionEntertainment Law Student Networking2014
LawlineReality Television: Copyright Issues and Participant Contracts2014
Broadcast Music, Inc./Cardozo Entertainment and Communications Law Moot Court CompetitionPressing Matters In Copyright Law2014
New York State Bar AssociationMusic Licensing for Establishments, Websites & Musicians2013
Williamsburg Film FestivalProduction: From Finance to Distribution2012
LawlineReality TV: Copyright Issues & Participant Contracts2012
LawlineScript to Screen: The Legal Challenges of Creating a Film2011
An Evening with the Writers Guild of AmericaUnions, Guilds and Locals: An Evening with the Writers Guild of America2011