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Ethan Yale Bordman

Entertainment Attorney at Ridgewood, NJ

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  • State Years
    New Jersey - NJ 11 years
    New York - NY 13 years
    Dist. of Columbia - DC 18 years
    Illinois - IL 18 years
    Michigan - MI 19 years
  • Licensed for 11 years
    State NJ
    Acquired 2013
    Status
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 13 years
    State NY
    Acquired 2010
    Status
    Currently Registered No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 18 years
    State DC
    Acquired 2006
    Status
    Inactive No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 18 years
    State IL
    Acquired 2006
    Status
    Voluntarily Inactive No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 19 years
    State MI
    Acquired 2005
    Status
    Voluntary Inactive No misconduct found

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Ethan Y. Bordman, PLLC
244 Godwin Ave
Ridgewood, NJ, 07450-3720

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AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Managing Partner
  • Ethan Y. Bordman, PLLC
  • 2010 - Present
  • Assistant Executive Director
  • SAG-AFTRA
  • 2007 - 2009

Education

  • Anglia Ruskin University - Cambridge, England
  • LL.M - Master of International Sports Law
  • 2005
  • University of Westminster - London, England
  • LL.M - Master of Entertainment Law
  • 2004
  • University of Detroit School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2003
  • Wayne State University Prentis School of Business
  • MBA - Master of Business Administration
  • 2002
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Associations

  • New York State Bar Association, Entertainment, Art & Sports Law
  • Ethics Committee Member
  • 2023 - Present
  • New York State Bar Association Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law
  • Chairperson
  • 2022 - Present
  • New York State Bar Association Membership Committee
  • Member
  • 2015 - Present
  • State Bar of Michigan, Arts, Communications, Entertainment and Sports Section
  • Chairperson 2009-2010
  • 2005 - Present
  • New York State Bar Association Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law
  • First Vice Chair
  • 2020 - 2022
  • Phil Cowan/Judith Bresler Scholarship - New York State Bar Association, Entertainment, Art & Sport Law Section
  • Co-chair
  • 2020 - 2022
  • New York State Bar Association Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law
  • Section Executive Secretary
  • 2018 - 2020
  • New York State Bar Association - Phil Cowan/Broadcast Music, Inc. Scholarship Committee
  • Committee Member
  • 2014 - 2022
  • New York State Bar Association, Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Section
  • Co-Chair - Motion Pictures Committee
  • 2014 - 2022
  • New York State Bar Association, Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Section
  • Co-Chair Young Entertainment Lawyers
  • 2013 - 2017
  • New York State Bar Association, Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Section
  • Co-Chair - Membership Committee
  • 2012 - 2013
  • New York State Bar Association, Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Section
  • Co-Chair - Programming Committee
  • 2011 - 2012
  • New York State Bar Association, Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Section
  • Co-Liasion Young Lawyers Section to Entertainment, Arts & Sports
  • 2011 - 2013
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • American Sign Language

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyer
  • New York Super Lawyers
  • 2023
  • Super Lawyer
  • New York Super Lawyers
  • 2022
  • Super Lawyer
  • New York Super Lawyer
  • 2021
  • Super Lawyer
  • New York Super Lawyers
  • 2020
  • Super Lawyers
  • New York Super Lawyers
  • 2019
  • Super Lawyer
  • New York Super Lawyers
  • 2018
  • Super Lawyer
  • New York Super Lawyers
  • 2017
  • Super Lawyer
  • New York Super Lawyers
  • 2016
  • Super Lawyer
  • New York Super Lawyers
  • 2015
  • Rising Star
  • New York Super Lawyers
  • 2014
  • Rising Star
  • New York Super Lawyers
  • 2013
  • Seeking Creative Solutions Core Values Award
  • Lawline Continuing Legal Education
  • 2011
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Publications

  • New York State Bar Association Entertainment, Arts & Sports Law Journal
  • Build Your Entertainment Knowledge While Catching Up On Your Watchlist
  • 2022
  • New York State Bar Association Entertainment, Arts & Sports Journal
  • From "Location, location ..." to "On Location" - Considerations in Using Your Client's Home as a Film Location
  • 2020
  • New York State Bar Entertainment, Arts & Sports Law Journal
  • "Finding Hollywood: Using State Film Incentive Programs to select the right location for film productions"
  • 2018
  • Michigan Bar Journal
  • "The Right of Publicity: Can your life story be changed without your permission?"
  • 2018
  • Entertainment, Publishing and the Arts Handbook
  • "Defamation and the Internet - Representation in the Digital Age"
  • 2017
  • Legal Ink Magazine
  • So Your Client Wants to Be A Reality TV Star
  • 2016
  • American Bar Association publication
  • Honing Your Business Focus Early Pays Off in Entertainment
  • 2015
  • New York State Bar Association Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Journal
  • Notoriety, Exclusivity and the First Amendment
  • 2014
  • New York State Bar Association Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Journal
  • State Film Incentives: Hollywood May Be Coming to a Town Near You
  • 2014
  • New York State Bar Journal
  • Are You Ready For Your Close-Up?
  • 2012
  • New York State Bar Association Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Journal
  • Freedom of Speech in Entertainment: Can the Entertainment Industry Be Held Responsible for "Copycat" Crimes?
  • 2011
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Speaking Engagements

  • New York State Bar Entertainment, Arts and Sport Law Annual Meeting
  • Moderator and Program Chair - Ethics in Negotiating in Entertainment, Sports and Other Universes
  • 2023
  • Name, Image, Likeness: The Evolution of College Athletics
  • Presenter
  • 2023
  • ABA First Amendment and Media Law Diversity Moot Court Competition
  • Judge
  • 2023
  • Lawyers for the Creative Arts
  • Volunteer Lawyer
  • 2022
  • Giles S. Rich Moot Court - American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Judge
  • 2022
  • Diversity in Motion Pictures Panel - New York State Bar Association, Entertainment, Art & Sports Law Committee
  • Co- Chair & Moderator
  • 2022
  • Dance/New York City Pro Bono Legal Clinic
  • Volunteer Lawyer
  • 2022
  • Cardozo BMI Entertainment and Media Law Moot Court Competition
  • Judge
  • 2022
  • Thurgood Marshall Moot Court Competition
  • Judge
  • 2021
  • Pro Bono Representation for Diverse Low-Income Clients
  • Pro Bono Lawyer
  • 2021
  • New York Foundation for the Arts Pro Bono Clinic
  • Pro Bono Volunteer Lawyer
  • 2021
  • National Entertainment Law Moot Court Competition
  • Judge
  • 2021
  • ABA Law School National Appellate Advocacy Competition
  • Judge
  • 2021
  • "Film and TV Profit Participations"
  • Program Co-Chair
  • 2021
  • Empire Mock Trial World Championships
  • Judge
  • 2020
  • Empire Mock Trial World Championships
  • Judge
  • 2019
  • "Tax, Film Incentives and Trust/Estates Issues in Entertainment"
  • Program Co-Chair
  • 2019
  • "Negotiating Motion Picture Distribution Agreements"
  • Program Co-Chair
  • 2019
  • Cutting Edge Developments in Entertainment Law: Developments in The Right of Publicity
  • Produced continuing legal education seminar
  • 2018
  • American Mock Trial Association
  • Judge - Empire Mock Trial
  • 2018
  • Cutting Edge Developments in Entertainment Law: Film Revenues and Security interests
  • Produced continuing legal education seminar
  • 2017
  • Council on Legal Education Opportunity's Sports & Entertainment Law Symposium
  • Speaker
  • 2017
  • American Mock Trial Association
  • Judge for Empire (New York) Mock Trial
  • 2017
  • Montclair State University School of Communication and Media
  • Careers In The Entertainment Industry
  • 2016
  • Practice Area Forum
  • Cardozo Law School
  • 2015
  • New York City Bar Association
  • "Why Production Tax Credits/Incentives Matter and How They Work"
  • 2015
  • New York State Bar Association, Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Section
  • Entertainment Lawyers, Careers and Scope of Work
  • 2014
  • New York State Bar Association, Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Section
  • Entertainment Law Student Networking
  • 2014
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Ridgewood Entertainment Lawyer Ethan Yale Bordman
Ethan Yale Bordman
Entertainment Attorney
Ridgewood, NJ
Licensed for 19 years