Laverne Berry is an entertainment and media business affairs attorney. She was... more
Laverne Berry is an entertainment and media business affairs attorney. She was admitted to the bar in 1996 after having worked as a television producer and media business executive for 18 years. As an attorney, she represents on-air talent, independent producers, television and film production companies and cable networks. Her clients have earned numerous awards, including prestigious film fest... view profile
Domenic Romano is the Founder and Managing Attorney of Romano Law, a Business,... more
Domenic Romano is the Founder and Managing Attorney of Romano Law, a Business, Corporate, Sports and Entertainment Law firm located in the Financial District of New York City. Romano Law negotiates legal agreements, drafts protective contracts and provides legal advice tailored to the unique needs of businesses, companies and commercial artists. The firm’s emphasis is on the long term and its ... view profile
Joi Garner is a senior associate in the Sports and Entertainment practice group of... more
Joi Garner is a senior associate in the Sports and Entertainment practice group of Garvey Schubert Barer. Her practice focuses primarily on general corporate and transactional matters, including venture financings, mergers and acquisitions and joint ventures. Ms. Garner advises businesses, athletes, recording artists, personalities and authors on a broad range of matters including, technology, ... 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.