Patrick Wartan is a founding Partner at Axia Law, LLC. He continues to represent... more
Patrick Wartan is a founding Partner at Axia Law, LLC. He continues to represent small midsize enterprises in business transaction commercial litigation matters. Patrick has advised countless businesses through formation, initial funding, contract drafting negotiation, and even through contract disputes. He brings his experience in private equity from Husch Blackwell Sanders LLP. Prior to f... view profile
Tim is a partner in SmithAmundsen’s Chicago office. His current practice focuses... more
Tim is a partner in SmithAmundsen’s Chicago office. His current practice focuses primarily on sports, festival/event work, construction, commercial, and large loss claims. Tim's Sports Law practice focuses on the litigation needs of players, coaches, teams and schools and serves as Chair of the firm's Sports Law practice group. Tim’s Sports Law practice is all-encompassing, but is litigation... view profile
Entertainment lawyers provide services to the entertainment industry, including film, music, television, theater, publishing, visual arts, and multimedia. They also represent sports stars and other celebrities. Entertainment lawyers negotiate and write contracts, deal with intellectual property issues, and practice employment and labor law. For example, entertainment lawyers negotiate and document film stars' compensation, musicians' recording contracts, and authors' publication deals, as well as movie distribution and rights. If you are an entertainer planning to package your talent for profit, an entertainment lawyer will help you navigate the trade.