Melinda Morris Zanoni, Esq. is the Managing Member of Apollo Sports & Entertainment Law Group.
Melinda represents some of the highest profile celebrities, athletes, and film and television stars. She has an extensive network of relationships with film studios, TV networks, sponsors and Fortune 500 companies, with whom she has closed many high profile and lucrative corporate endorsements. Melinda also represents multiple top rated Television Shows.
Apollo Sports & Entertainment Law Group concentrates in entertainment and sports law with an emphasis on advising and managing the business and legal affairs of celebrities, athletes, music labels, authors, actors, and entertainment & media companies in transactions such as endorsements, sponsorships, and licensing deals as well as acting as production counsel for feature length films and television shows. Melinda has participated in the negotiating, structuring, and closing a variety of transactions valued in excess of $21 billion.
Melinda earned her B.S. with Honors in Economics and Business from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana and her law degree Cum Laude from the University of Illinois College of Law. Melinda speaks on the topics of "Motorsports and Entertainment", "Film Finance", and "Behind the Scenes: Film & Music Law", most recently at the North America Law Summit.
|Founder and Managing Member||Apollo Sports and Entertainment Law Group||2015 - Present|
|Founder, CEO, Managing Member, Talent Manager||Legacy Talent and Entertainment, LLC||2005 - Present|
|Managing Member||The Law Firm of Melinda Morris Zanoni, PLLC||2005 - 2013|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|North Carolina Bar Association||Sports & Entertainment Section Council Member||N/A|
|Illinois State Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|HUB Certified Minority Law Firm||Founder and Managing Member||N/A|
|Film Board of the Charlotte Regional Partnership||Member||N/A|
|University of Illinois College of Law||JD - Juris Doctor Cum Laude||N/A|
|University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign||Bachelor of Science with Honors in Economics and Business||N/A|
|Racing Attorneys Conference||Motorsports and Entertainment; Film Finance; Film & Music Law||N/A|
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