I am an entertainment lawyer with substantial experience for over 35 years in... more
I am an entertainment lawyer with substantial experience for over 35 years in representing recording artists, filmmakers, songwriters, screenwriters, record labels, publishers, artist managers, producers, authors including representation in the film, television, radio and literary industries. Among others, my most well-known clients have included George Clinton, Sippie Wallace, The Romantics, ... view profile
Michael S. Melfi is an Internet and Intellectual Property attorney, specializing in... more
Michael S. Melfi is an Internet and Intellectual Property attorney, specializing in Regulation D Private Placement Securities, and Digital Law. Michael has a dynamic background that allows him to provide insightful legal services, while creating business development strategies. Over the last decade Michael founded and led a national multi-media company. This provided the opportunity for Mi... 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.