Deanna is a specialist in legal compliance within the fashion industry,... more
Deanna is a specialist in legal compliance within the fashion industry, international trade (import/export) transactions, and much more. Expertise includes legal issues related to import and export transactions of apparel, textiles and other home fashions, management of the legal priorities of fashion startups and growing companies, usage of lawful marketing and labeling claims, handling custom... view profile
I started Screwvala LLC to create a new kind of law business. One that focuses on... more
I started Screwvala LLC to create a new kind of law business. One that focuses on building lasting relationships and delivering solid value. I work with families as a Personal Family Lawyer and serve individuals and businesses in the entertainment industry In my entertainment practice, I work with individuals and companies engaged in the motion picture, live stage theater, book publishing, and... view profile
After graduating from RutgersLawSchool with honors, he was hired as an Associate at... more
After graduating from RutgersLawSchool with honors, he was hired as an Associate at the prestigious New York office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP, an international law firm with well over 800 attorneys around the world. He practiced in the Litigation and Employment Law departments and personally handled some of the largest clients in the world including Prudential, Deloitte, and T-Mobile. While at... view profile
More than 25 years experience counseling clients in transactions involving all... more
More than 25 years experience counseling clients in transactions involving all facets of development, production and exploitation of content within the media and entertainment industries from motion pictures, television, music, book publishing and character licensing to a variety of digital, internet and new technology applications.
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.