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Jeremy M. Evans

Entertainment Attorney at Los Angeles, CA

5.0   2 reviews

also known as Jeremy M Evans, Jeremy Evans

  • State Years
    California - CA 11 years
    Arizona - AZ 10 years
  • Licensed for 11 years
    State CA
    Acquired 2012
    Status
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 10 years
    State AZ
    Acquired 2013
    Status
    Resigned Rule 38 No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About Jeremy

Learn Jeremy’s areas of practice.

5
Practice areas
  1. Entertainment
    60%
    Entertainment, Media, and Sports: Contracts, Agreements, Intellectual Property, Business, Licensing, Negotiations.

    12 years

  2. Contracts and agreements
    20%
    Entertainment, Media, and Sports: Contracts, Agreements, Intellectual Property, Business, Licensing, Negotiations.

  3. Communications and media
    10%
    Entertainment, Media, and Sports: Contracts, Agreements, Intellectual Property, Business, Licensing, Negotiations.

  4. Corporate and incorporation
    5%
    California LLC and related filings.

    12 years

  5. Intellectual property
    5%
    Copyrights, Trademarks, and Trade Secrets

    12 years

Jeremy M. Evans is an award-winning attorney and industry leader based in Los Angeles and Newport Beach, California. Mr. Evans is an expert in best practices and negotiations in entertainment, media and sports. He represents entertainment, media, and sports clients in contractual and intellectual property negotiations with a focus on dealmaking. His clients range from Fortune 500 corporations to entrepreneurs, advertising and production companies, studios, agencies, talent, and more.

Mr. Evans is the CEO, Founder, and Managing Attorney of California Sports Lawyer®. He hosts the California Sports Lawyer® Podcast with Jeremy Evans on the Bleav Network, which focuses on the latest topics and most interesting legal angles in entertainment, media, and sports law.

Within the community, Mr. Evans serves as the 2021-2023 President of the California Lawyers Association, a voluntary bar association of over 80,000 members. He is also a member of the Board of Advisors for the Rose Bowl Legacy Foundation, a centennial campaign for the Rose Bowl Stadium. He serves as an advisor to entrepreneurs in entertainment, media, and sports for the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), and is a member of the faculty of law at the California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) Graduate Program in Sport Management.

Mr. Evans received his Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Political Science from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and his Juris Doctor (J.D.) from Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego, California. Additionally, Mr. Evans holds a Master of Laws (LL.M) in Entertainment, Media, and Sports Law from Pepperdine University’s Rick J. Caruso School of Law, and a Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) in Entertainment, Media and Sports Management from Pepperdine University’s George L. Graziadio School of Business and Management.

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Location

California Sports Lawyer®
811 Wilshire Boulevard
17th Floor
Los Angeles, CA, 90017

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Reviews

5.0 / 5.0
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Posted by anonymous | September 1, 2017
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Good
I had questions he had answers
Posted by Kasandra Ward | October 1, 2012
Outstanding Lawyer
I found Jeremy through a friend. I was needing help with an old employer.He was extremely helpful and attentive. He responded back to me extremely quickly and help give me legal advice. i would recommend Jeremy to everyone.

Cost

Rates
  • Retainer Sometimes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Faculty of Sports Law
  • California State University, Long Beach | Graduate Sport Management Program
  • 2020 - Present
  • Faculty of Sports Law
  • American Public University | Graduate Sport Management Program
  • 2020 - Present
  • Host & EP, the California Sports Lawyer® Podcast
  • Bleav Network
  • 2019 - Present
  • Business & Legal Affairs, Advisor to Startups & Tech Companies
  • Pasadena City College, America's Small Business Development Center (U.S. SBA)
  • 2018 - Present
  • Founder & CEO
  • California Sports Lawyer®
  • 2012 - Present
  • Production Counsel
  • MediaMonks, Inc.
  • 2021 - 2022
  • Columnist
  • Barrett Sports Media
  • 2021 - 2021
  • Counsel, Manager of Legal Affairs
  • Innocean USA
  • 2020 - 2020
  • Columnist
  • Sports Radio America
  • 2018 - 2021
  • B&L Affairs, Worldwide Television/Digital Distribution
  • Lionsgate Films
  • 2018 - 2018
  • Project Manager
  • Pepperdine University, Institute for Entertainment, Media, Sports, & Culture (IEMSC)
  • 2018 - 2020
  • Business & Legal Affairs
  • Rose Bowl Legacy Foundation
  • 2017 - 2017
  • Editorial Writer
  • DodgersNation.com
  • 2015 - 2017
  • Radio Sports Legal Correspondent
  • ESPN 680, The Jim Tirey Show
  • 2014 - 2015
  • Director & Adjunct Professor of Law
  • Center for Sports Law & Policy at Thomas Jefferson School of Law
  • 2014 - 2017
  • Director
  • Diversity Fellowship Program (San Diego County Bar Association)
  • 2013 - 2015
  • In-House Counsel
  • Provision Coffee, LLC
  • 2013 - 2015
  • Graduate Law Clerk
  • Superior Court Of California County Of San Diego
  • 2011 - 2012
  • Certified Legal Intern
  • Lepiscopo & Morrow, LLP
  • 2009 - 2011
  • Certified Legal Intern
  • Office Of The Public Defender San Diego County
  • 2009 - 2011
  • Founder & Director
  • National Sports Law Negotiation Competition (Center for Sports Law & Policy at Thomas Jefferson School of Law)
  • 2009 - 2017
  • Client Finance Coordinator
  • Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP
  • 2006 - 2008
  • Legislative Aide & Field Representative
  • State Senator George Runner, 17th District (Ret.)
  • 2005 - 2006
  • Legislative Aide
  • Assemblywoman Sharon Runner, California State Assembly, 36th District (Ret.)
  • 2002 - 2003
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Education

  • Pepperdine Graziadio Business School
  • M.B.A. - Master of Business Administration
  • 2020
  • Pepperdine University School of Law
  • LL.M - Master of Laws
  • 2018
  • Thomas Jefferson School of Law
  • J.D. - Doctor of Law
  • 2011
  • University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
  • B.A. - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2005
  • Antelope Valley College
  • A.A. - Associate of Arts
  • 2003
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Associations

  • UCLA Alumni Association, DTLA Network
  • President; Immediate Past President; Member
  • 2018 - Present
  • Beverly Hills Bar Association
  • Member, Business, Entertainment, IP/Media Sections
  • 2017 - Present
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Member, Entertainment Law and Intellectual Property Section
  • 2017 - Present
  • Contributing Writer at Entertainment and Sports Lawyer
  • ABA Forum on the Entertainment and Sports Industries
  • 2016 - Present
  • Sports Lawyers Association
  • Southern California Outreach Co-Captain; Member
  • 2014 - Present
  • American Bar Association, Forum on the Entertainment and Sports Industries
  • Member
  • 2014 - Present
  • State Bar of California
  • Member
  • 2012 - Present
  • California Lawyers Association
  • President
  • 2021 - 2023
  • California Lawyers Association
  • Vice President
  • 2019 - 2021
  • TYL (The Young Lawyer magazine)
  • Associate Editor
  • 2017 - 2018
  • American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division
  • Vice-Director of Committees, Content Manager
  • 2016 - 2017
  • Contributing Writer
  • Scoutables.com
  • 2016 - 2016
  • American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, Committee on the Entertainment and Sports Industry
  • Co-Chair
  • 2015 - 2016
  • Solo and Small Firm Section
  • Chair, Treasurer, Editor-in-Chief, Executive Committee & Member
  • 2015 - 2019
  • Contributing Writer
  • FrontOfficeSports.org
  • 2015 - 2016
  • State Bar of California, Intellectual Property Law Section, Entertainment and Sports Law Interest Group
  • Member
  • 2014 - 2017
  • San Diego County Bar Association
  • Co-Chair of the SDCBA Career Development Program
  • 2013 - 2016
  • Board of Directors at Alumni Association of Thomas Jefferson School of Law
  • Past President & Member
  • 2012 - 2017
  • San Diego Lawyer magazine
  • Editorial Board & Contributor
  • 2012 - 2020
  • Entertainment and Sports Law Section, San Diego County Bar Association
  • Past Chair & Member
  • 2012 - 2017
  • New Lawyer Division, San Diego County Bar Association
  • Board of Directors
  • 2012 - 2014
  • Ian Stewart Memorial Committee
  • Chairman
  • 2011 - 2014
  • Student Bar Association, Thomas Jefferson School of Law
  • President
  • 2010 - 2011
  • "The Jeffersonian" (Student newspaper at Thomas Jefferson School of Law)
  • Editor-in-Chief
  • 2009 - 2010
  • Student Bar Association, Thomas Jefferson School of Law
  • Vice President
  • 2009 - 2010
  • San Diego Entertainment & Sports Lawyers
  • Sports Law Advisor to the Board & Member
  • 2009 - 2017
  • Student Bar Association, Thomas Jefferson School of Law
  • 1L Class Representative
  • 2008 - 2009
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Southern California Rising Stars in Entertainment & Sports Law
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2023
  • Southern California Rising Stars in Entertainment & Sports Law
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2022
  • Rising Stars - Entertainment and Sports Law [San Diego]
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2022
  • Southern California Rising Stars in Entertainment & Sports Law
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2021
  • Rising Stars - Entertainment and Sports Law [San Diego]
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2021
  • Southern California Rising Stars in Entertainment & Sports Law
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2020
  • Rising Stars - Entertainment and Sports Law [San Diego]
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2020
  • Southern California Rising Stars in Entertainment & Sports Law
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2019
  • Rising Stars - Entertainment and Sports Law [San Diego]
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2019
  • CALI Award, Sports Law​, LL.M (Master of Laws)
  • Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI) Award at Pepperdine University School of Law
  • 2018
  • 2017 Regional Captain of the Year, Outreach Committee
  • Sports Lawyers Association
  • 2018
  • Southern California Rising Stars in Entertainment & Sports Law
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2018
  • Rising Stars - Entertainment and Sports Law [San Diego]
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2018
  • Rising Stars - Entertainment and Sports Law [San Diego]
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2017
  • Top 50 Influential Business Leaders in San Diego County
  • The Daily Transcript
  • 2017
  • Best of the Bar 2017: Sports, Entertainment, & Business Law
  • San Diego Business Journal - Top 100
  • 2017
  • Best of the Bar 2016: Sports, Entertainment, & Business Law
  • San Diego Business Journal
  • 2016
  • Rising Stars - Entertainment and Sports Law [San Diego]
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2016
  • Star of the Quarter (Fall 2015)
  • American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, Committee on the Entertainment & Sports Industry
  • 2015
  • Semi-Finalist: Top Attorney 2015 (Corporate Transactional)
  • The Daily Transcript
  • 2015
  • Semi-Finalist: Top Attorney 2015 (IP Transactional)
  • The Daily Transcript
  • 2015
  • Best of the Bar 2015: Sports, Entertainment, & Business Law
  • San Diego Business Journal
  • 2015
  • Rising Stars - Entertainment and Sports Law [San Diego]
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2015
  • Semi-Finalist: Top Attorney 2014 (IP Transactional)
  • The Daily Transcript
  • 2014
  • Top Attorney Award 2014, Corporate Transactional)
  • The Daily Transcript
  • 2014
  • Best of the Bar 2014: Sports & Entertainment Law
  • San Diego Business Journal
  • 2014
  • 2014 A. Thomas Golden Honorary Alumnus of the Year Award
  • Alumni, Students, Faculty, and Staff of Thomas Jefferson School of Law
  • 2014
  • San Diego County Outstanding Young Attorney for 2013!
  • The Daily Transcript
  • 2013
  • Attorney of the Day
  • Law Business World
  • 2012
  • Pro Bono Honors - 1700 hours
  • Thomas Jefferson School of Law
  • 2011
  • Leadership & Service Award - Student Bar Association, President
  • Thomas Jefferson School of Law
  • 2011
  • Leadership and Service
  • American Bar Association, Student Division, 9th Circuit
  • 2011
  • High Grade Award: Trial Practice
  • Thomas Jefferson School of Law
  • 2010
  • Member of the Year, Vice-President & Editor-in-Chief
  • Thomas Jefferson School of Law Student Bar Association
  • 2010
  • High Grade Award: Comparative Negotiation Strategies
  • Thomas Jefferson School of Law, Hangzhou, China, Study Abroad
  • 2009
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Publications

  • Pepperdine University Institute for Entertainment, Media, Sports, and Culture
  • 2019 IEMSC Report
  • 2020
  • The Jeffersonian--Thomas Jefferson School of Law
  • Be Prepared
  • 2013
  • The Jeffersonian--Thomas Jefferson School of Law
  • Forward Move
  • 2011
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Speaking Engagements

  • Sports Lawyers Association, Los Angeles Kings, and Pepperdine Law
  • Ethics in Sports
  • 2018
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Attorney endorsements

Received (119)
Given (164)
Endorse Jeremy
Entertainment Attorney | Dec 15
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Jeremy is the go to attorney in his specialty. I would not hesitate to recommend him and am happy to endorse him."
Entertainment Attorney | Aug 26
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"It's been an honor to be Jeremy's colleague for the past 14-years. He's dependable, dedicated, and exhibits a unparalleled passion for his profession. I have recommended Mr. Evens to numerous clients over the years."
Entertainment Attorney | Apr 10
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Jeremy is a smart hardworking lawyer who goes above and beyond for his clients. I had the privilege of working with him on a record deal when he represented an artist and I worked for the label. The deal worked out and the artist went on to achieve notable success and released several records with the label."
Entertainment Attorney | Feb 26
Relationship: Friend
"When I hear sports and entertainment attorney the first person that comes to mind is Jeremy. He goes above and beyond to stay up to date with the current sports and entertainment issues. When I was a law student, Jeremy would always go the extra mile to answer my questions about the industry or connect me with who I should be speaking with."
Entertainment Attorney | Jul 03
Relationship: Friend
"There is no one I've met who has such a passion for sport and entertainment than Jeremy Evans. Truly a class act and a hardworking attorney."
Business Attorney | May 15
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Jeremy is an outstanding counsel and a great contributor. He is very knowledgeable in eSport and other business/entertainment law. With his recent educational addition, Mr. Evans is a one-stop shop for all your legal needs."
Entertainment Attorney | Feb 08
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Contracts and agreements Attorney | Jan 18
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Mr. Evans is a passionate, relatable, and skilled attorney. His clients are served well by his character and expertise."
Contracts and agreements Attorney | Nov 06
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Contracts and agreements Attorney | Jul 17
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Mr. Evans is a passionate and very knowledgable about sports law. I endorse this lawyer."
Business Attorney | May 18
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have had the pleasure of knowing Jeremy since law school and as a fellow attorney. Jeremy is a dedicated practitioner that provides his clients with respect and great service. Detail oriented, thoughtful, and highly respected in the legal community. I highly endorse him!"
General practice Attorney | Dec 15
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I've known Jeremy for 13 + years and he is someone you can trust with your legal matter. He is a real problem solver and he provides first class service in every aspect of the legal practice."
Contracts and agreements Attorney | Oct 14
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Jeremy is a businessman who successfully works with his clients to represent them professionally in anything from legal advice to development, contract drafting, protection, and compliance. He knows how to work with his clients to make them feel confident and comfortable and is an excellent sports and entertainment attorney."
Unknown Attorney | Jun 22
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Jeremy as a legal advocate and counselor. He is experienced and highly motivated to help his clients succeed."
Contracts and agreements Attorney | Apr 04
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Mr. Evans is a very knowledgeable attorney. I endorse this lawyer."
Entertainment Attorney | Mar 15
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Jeremy is a great attorney. He's an irreplaceable asset to his clients and the local legal community. I endorse him without reservation."
Entertainment Attorney | Mar 08
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Jeremy is a passionate, detail-oriented, and well-respected member of the legal community. I admire Jeremy's commitment, and endorse him for his zealous advocacy of his clients."
Contracts and agreements Attorney | Mar 07
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Jeremy is an extremely knowledgable and skilled attorney. He truly cares about each and every client. I highly endorse him."
Business Attorney | Mar 03
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Jeremy is a hard-working, thoughtful, and well-respected member of the legal community. I endorse Jeremy and gladly recommend him to clients and friends seeking efficient and reliable representation in business and entertainment-related matters."
Entertainment Attorney | Feb 17
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Mr. Evans is an extraordinary attorney and individual. I have had the pleasure of knowing Mr. Evans for over 4 years and have watched his professionalism while dealing with the community, clients, and fellow attorneys. I would definitely endorse Mr. Evans."
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Los Angeles Entertainment Lawyer Jeremy M. Evans
Jeremy M. Evans
Entertainment Attorney
Los Angeles, CA
Licensed for 11 years