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  1. Entertainment: 55%
    18 years
  2. Communications & Media: 20%
    18 years
  3. Privacy: 10%
    18 years
  4. Litigation: 5%
    18 years
  5. Other: 10%
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Contact Info

SmithAmundsen LLC

150 North Michigan Avenue Suite 3300
Chicago, IL, 60601


INTemporary Admission200912/03/2012
ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law199708/17/2015

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Avvo Contributions
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Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Super LawyerIllinois Super Lawyers2015
Super LawyerIllinois Super Lawyers2014
Super LawyerIllinois Super Lawyers2012
Super LawyerIllinois Super Lawyers2011
Super LawyerIllinois Super Lawyers2010
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2009
Top 40 Attorneys Under Age of 40 in IllinoisLaw Bulletin Publishing Company2006
Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Bar Association, Forum on the Entertainment and Sports IndustriesEditor In Chief, Governing Committee2014 - Present
National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (The Grammys)Advocacy Committee2014 - Present
Publication NameTitleDate
Inside The Minds: Entertainment and Media Law Contract StrategiesUnderstanding A Client's Needs2008
IICLE Business and Commercial LitigationChapter on Mediation2007
UCLA Ent. L. RevI Know, It’s Only Rock and Roll, But Did They Like It?: An Assessment of Causes of Action Concerning the Disappointment of Subjective Consumer Expectations Within the Live Performance Industry2005
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Chicago-Kent College of Law Illinois Institute of TechnologyLawJD - Juris Doctor1997
Washington University in St. LouisEconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts1991
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
CBA Practice Tracks ProgramEntertainment Law2009
Protecting Your Company’s Copyrights, and Ensuring Your Company Does Not Infringe the Copyrights of OthersIntellectual Property Protection2008
UnknownAnalysis of Joint & Several Liability Apportionment Under 2-11172005
UnknownAnalysis of Joint & Several Liability Apportionment Under 2-11172004
Chicago-Kent College of Law-Sports and Entertainment Law SocietyNegotiating a Recording Contract for the New Artist1998
Chicago-Kent College of Law - Sports and Entertainment Law SocietyNew Artist Management and Representation1997