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Emily Patricia Graham

Emily Patricia Graham

Practice areas:

Entertainment, Real Estate, Project Finance

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Languages Spoken: French, English

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2006

  1. Entertainment: 80%
    9 years
  2. Project Finance: 10%
    6 years
  3. Real Estate: 10%
    9 years

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    I endorse this lawyer's work. Ms. Graham has proven herself to be an excellent attorney with very high ethical standards. I highly recommend Ms. Graham.

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Resume

License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive201105/20/2015
LAEligible to practice law200908/16/2015
FLMember in Good Standing200608/12/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Recognition of Outstanding Contribution as 2014-2015 ChairFlorida Bar, Entertainment, Arts, & Sports Law Section2015
Outstanding Contribution to the SectionThe Florida Bar's Entertainment, Arts , & Sports Law Section2012
Outstanding Contribution to the SectionThe Entertainment, Arts & Sports Law Section of the Florida Bar2009
Outstanding Contribution to EASL SymposiumEntertainment Arts and Sports Law Section of the Florida Bar2008
CALI Excellence for the Future: Copyrights and TrademarksNova Southeastern University- Shepard Broad Law Center2005

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Seminar InstructorFlorida International University2008 - 2008
Part Time Faculty MemberThe Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale2007 - 2007
Clinical Legal InternAdorno & Yoss2004 - 2005
Legal InternThe American Civil Liberties Union of Florida2003 - 2006

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Florida Bar, Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law SectionImmediate Past Chair2015 - Present
Florida Bar, Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law SectionChair2014 - 2015
Florida Bar, Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law SectionChair Elect2013 - 2014
The Forum on the Entertainment and Sports Industries of the American Bar AssociationMembership Committee2010 - Present
Louisiana State Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
Baton Rouge Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
Florida Bar, Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law SectionExecutive Committee Member2007 - Present
Media and Communications Committee of the Florida BarCommittee Member2007 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present

Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Third Annual International Legal Symposium on the World of Music, Film and TelevisionWhat You Need to Know About IRC Section 409A but Were Afraid to Ask2012
Third Annual International Legal Symposium on the World of Music, Film and TelevisionModel SERP Agreement, in compliance with IRC Section 409A2012
Second Annual From Hollywood to South Beach, The Forum on Entertainment and Sports Industries of the ABAWhat You Need to Know About IRC Section 409A but Were Afraid to Ask2011
Second Annual International Legal Symposium on the World of Music, Film and TelevisionCompiled Comparison: FL HB 697 “Entertainment industry financial incentive program” to Louisiana and New Mexico Current Film Incentives Law2011
Annual Meeting of the American Bar Association, Forum on the Entertainment and Sports Law IndustriesChoosing Malpractice Insurance for Entertainment Law2010
Getting Reel About Making It in Hollywood,” at the CLE PROGRAM | From Hollywood to South Beach, The Forum on Entertainment and Sports Industries of the ABACompiled Comparison: FL HB 697 “Entertainment industry financial incentive program” to Louisiana and New Mexico Current Film Incentives Law2010
American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)Trademark Litigation Committee Quarterly Case Summary Updates from Oct. 1, 2009 to Dec. 31, 2009 for the 11th Circuit2010
Legal Standards Project 2009 for the Trademark Litigation Committee of AIPLALegal Standards Updates for the 9th Circuit and the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board2009
American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)Trademark Litigation Committee Quarterly Case Summary Updates from Oct. 2008 to Oct. 2009 for the 11th Circuit2009
Media and Communications Law Committee of The Florida BarCo-Editor, Reporter’s Handbook, 2008 update2008
Aspatore Book publicationCo-Author, Inside Hollywood: The Reel Path to Success in the Motion Picture Industry2007

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Nova Southeastern University - Shepard Broad Law CenterN/AJuris DoctorN/A
Florida State UniversityPolitical Science with a Minor in British StudiesBachelor of ScienceN/A

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
The 6th Annual International Symposium on the World of Music, Film, Television, and SportsStories from the Red Carpet: "The Final Cut" On Screen! SEX AND VIOLENCE ON MUSIC, FILM, TELEVISION, AND THE INTERNET2015
Third Annual International Legal Symposium on the World of Music, Film and TelevisionLiterary Publishing, Life Story Rights and Professionalism2012
Third Annual International Legal Symposium on the World of Music, Film and TelevisionEmployment, Labor and Executive Compensation Law in the Entertainment Indsutry2012
Second Annual International Legal Symposium on the World of Music, Film and TelevisionPracticing with Professionalism in Entertainment Law2011
Second Annual International Legal Symposium on the World of Music, Film and Television"Getting Reel About Making It in Hollywood,” State Film Production Incentives and Location Scouting2011
Second Annual International Legal Symposium on the World of Music, Film and TelevisionEmployment, Labor and Executive Compensation Law in the Entertainment Indsutry2011
Tipitina's Foundation Music Office Co-Op Baton Rouge WorkshopsEntertainment Law Workshop on Contracts2010
Louisiana Filmmakers MeetingFilm Finance and Distribution2010
From Hollywood to South Beach: The First Annual International Legal Symposium on the World of Music, Film and Television"Getting Reel About Making It in Hollywood,” State Film Production Incentives and Location Scouting2010
Adventures in Technotainment, at EASL's Annual RetreatIf I Post This, What Can They Do to Me? New Frontiers in Ethics and the First Amendment on the Internet2010
Tipitina's Foundation Music Office Co-Op Baton Rouge WorkshopsEntertainment Law Workshop on Copyrights2009
Louisiana Actors Expo/ New Orleans Actors Resource Center 2009 ExpoEntertainment Law for Actors2009
Eleventh Annual Legal Symposium on the World of Music, Film & TelevisionRepresenting Content Providers2009
2009 Sunshine SeminarsFlorida Media Law2009
The Third Annual Animal Law Symposium, Balancing Animal Law and the First Amendment: A Double Edged SwordDefamation, Animal Rights and Fashion2008
How to Advise Your Clients in Your Practice of Law in the Digital AgeIntellectual Property Rights and Infringement in the New Digital Era2008
From Hollywood to Hollywood: EASL at the EmmysRights to Life Stories for Books and Films2008
The Second Annual Animal Law Symposium, Animal Law: Cutting Edge Meets TraditionAnimal Materials in Fashion2007
The 8th Annual Symposium on the World of Film, TV and MusicIntellectual Property and Business Issues for Fashion Design2006