Tom McAllister hails from a small town along the coast of the Carolinas. As a... more
Tom McAllister hails from a small town along the coast of the Carolinas. As a Vanderbilt University graduate, Tom worked for a Washington, DC lobbying firm and studied law at Catholic University. After law school, Tom moved out west in 2004 to begin his law career in western Washington as a public defender in Tacoma. Tom represents those accused of wrongdoing by the authorities, and has expa... 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.