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Emily Patricia Graham

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About Emily

Learn Emily’s areas of practice.

4
Practice areas
  1. Tax
    40%
    Tax structuring, domestic and international. Special focus on the Entertainment, Real Estate, Technology, and Healthcare Industries.

    17 years

  2. Entertainment
    25%
    Represent entertainers and athletes

    17 years

  3. Real estate
    25%
    Represent real property investors and developers

    17 years

  4. Estate planning
    10%
    Estate planning and probate

    17 years

Licensed for 16 years
State CA
Status Active
Acquired 2011
Updated 11/29/2022
State LA
Status Eligible to Practice Law
Acquired 2009
Updated 11/14/2022
State FL
Status Member in Good Standing
Acquired 2006
Updated 11/23/2022

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Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Seminar Instructor
  • Florida International University
  • 2008 - 2008
  • Part Time Faculty Member
  • The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale
  • 2007 - 2007
  • Clinical Legal Intern
  • Adorno & Yoss
  • 2004 - 2005
  • Legal Intern
  • The American Civil Liberties Union of Florida
  • 2003 - 2006
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Education

  • Boston University School of Law
  • LL.M - Master of Laws in Taxation
  • N/A
  • University of Miami School of Law
  • LL.M - Master of Laws in Real Property Development
  • N/A
  • Nova Southeastern University - Shepard Broad Law Center
  • Juris Doctor
  • N/A
  • Florida State University
  • Bachelor of Science
  • N/A
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Associations

  • Florida Bar, Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Section
  • Immediate Past Chair
  • 2015 - Present
  • The Forum on the Entertainment and Sports Industries of the American Bar Association
  • Membership Committee
  • 2010 - Present
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2009 - Present
  • Baton Rouge Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2009 - Present
  • Florida Bar, Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Section
  • Executive Committee Member
  • 2007 - Present
  • Media and Communications Committee of the Florida Bar
  • Committee Member
  • 2007 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2006 - Present
  • Florida Bar, Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Section
  • Chair
  • 2014 - 2015
  • Florida Bar, Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Section
  • Chair Elect
  • 2013 - 2014
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Languages Spoken

  • French
  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Outstanding Contribution to the Section 2016-2017
  • The Florida Bar’s Entertainment, Arts, & Sports Law Section
  • 2017
  • Recognition of Outstanding Contribution as 2014-2015 Chair
  • The Florida Bar’s Entertainment, Arts, & Sports Law Section
  • 2015
  • Outstanding Contribution to the Section
  • The Florida Bar's Entertainment, Arts , & Sports Law Section
  • 2012
  • Outstanding Contribution to the Section
  • The Entertainment, Arts & Sports Law Section of the Florida Bar
  • 2009
  • Outstanding Contribution to EASL Symposium
  • Entertainment Arts and Sports Law Section of the Florida Bar
  • 2008
  • CALI Excellence for the Future: Copyrights and Trademarks
  • Nova Southeastern University- Shepard Broad Law Center
  • 2005
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Publications

  • California Tax Lawyer Magazine
  • U.S. Tax Reform: International Provisions
  • 2018
  • Third Annual International Legal Symposium on the World of Music, Film and Television
  • What You Need to Know About IRC Section 409A but Were Afraid to Ask
  • 2012
  • Third Annual International Legal Symposium on the World of Music, Film and Television
  • Model SERP Agreement, in compliance with IRC Section 409A
  • 2012
  • Second Annual From Hollywood to South Beach, The Forum on Entertainment and Sports Industries of the ABA
  • What You Need to Know About IRC Section 409A but Were Afraid to Ask
  • 2011
  • Second Annual International Legal Symposium on the World of Music, Film and Television
  • Compiled Comparison: FL HB 697 “Entertainment industry financial incentive program” to Louisiana and New Mexico Current Film Incentives Law
  • 2011
  • Annual Meeting of the American Bar Association, Forum on the Entertainment and Sports Law Industries
  • Choosing Malpractice Insurance for Entertainment Law
  • 2010
  • Getting Reel About Making It in Hollywood,” at the CLE PROGRAM | From Hollywood to South Beach, The Forum on Entertainment and Sports Industries of the ABA
  • Compiled Comparison: FL HB 697 “Entertainment industry financial incentive program” to Louisiana and New Mexico Current Film Incentives Law
  • 2010
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)
  • Trademark Litigation Committee Quarterly Case Summary Updates from Oct. 1, 2009 to Dec. 31, 2009 for the 11th Circuit
  • 2010
  • Legal Standards Project 2009 for the Trademark Litigation Committee of AIPLA
  • Legal Standards Updates for the 9th Circuit and the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board
  • 2009
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)
  • Trademark Litigation Committee Quarterly Case Summary Updates from Oct. 2008 to Oct. 2009 for the 11th Circuit
  • 2009
  • Media and Communications Law Committee of The Florida Bar
  • Co-Editor, Reporter’s Handbook, 2008 update
  • 2008
  • Aspatore Book publication
  • Co-Author, Inside Hollywood: The Reel Path to Success in the Motion Picture Industry
  • 2007
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Speaking Engagements

  • The 6th Annual International Symposium on the World of Music, Film, Television, and Sports
  • Stories from the Red Carpet: "The Final Cut" On Screen! SEX AND VIOLENCE ON MUSIC, FILM, TELEVISION, AND THE INTERNET
  • 2015
  • Third Annual International Legal Symposium on the World of Music, Film and Television
  • Literary Publishing, Life Story Rights and Professionalism
  • 2012
  • Third Annual International Legal Symposium on the World of Music, Film and Television
  • Employment, Labor and Executive Compensation Law in the Entertainment Indsutry
  • 2012
  • Second Annual International Legal Symposium on the World of Music, Film and Television
  • Practicing with Professionalism in Entertainment Law
  • 2011
  • Second Annual International Legal Symposium on the World of Music, Film and Television
  • "Getting Reel About Making It in Hollywood,” State Film Production Incentives and Location Scouting
  • 2011
  • Second Annual International Legal Symposium on the World of Music, Film and Television
  • Employment, Labor and Executive Compensation Law in the Entertainment Indsutry
  • 2011
  • Louisiana Filmmakers Meeting
  • Film Finance and Distribution
  • 2010
  • From Hollywood to South Beach: The First Annual International Legal Symposium on the World of Music, Film and Television
  • "Getting Reel About Making It in Hollywood,” State Film Production Incentives and Location Scouting
  • 2010
  • Louisiana Actors Expo/ New Orleans Actors Resource Center 2009 Expo
  • Entertainment Law for Actors
  • 2009
  • Eleventh Annual Legal Symposium on the World of Music, Film & Television
  • Representing Content Providers
  • 2009
  • 2009 Sunshine Seminars
  • Florida Media Law
  • 2009
  • The Third Annual Animal Law Symposium, Balancing Animal Law and the First Amendment: A Double Edged Sword
  • Defamation, Animal Rights and Fashion
  • 2008
  • How to Advise Your Clients in Your Practice of Law in the Digital Age
  • Intellectual Property Rights and Infringement in the New Digital Era
  • 2008
  • From Hollywood to Hollywood: EASL at the Emmys
  • Rights to Life Stories for Books and Films
  • 2008
  • The Second Annual Animal Law Symposium, Animal Law: Cutting Edge Meets Tradition
  • Animal Materials in Fashion
  • 2007
  • The 8th Annual Symposium on the World of Film, TV and Music
  • Intellectual Property and Business Issues for Fashion Design
  • 2006
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Attorney endorsements

Received (3)
Given (6)
Endorse Emily
Tax Attorney | Oct 11
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I highly endorse Attorney Emily Graham. We worked together on a matter involving a business acquisition and the tax structuring aspect of the transaction for some clients on the same side. Her knowledge and insight were impressive and she was also was a pleasure to work with. The deal was a success. Thanks Emily. Let’s do some more business in the future."
Real estate Attorney | Oct 11
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Emily is one of the hardest working attorneys that I personally know. On top of handling issues with her clients she is always seeking to expand her knowledge to better help her clients, such as taking extra classes or getting an LLM. Additionally, she always paying it forward by helping other attorneys with their issues."
Business Attorney | Aug 07
Relationship: Supervised lawyer
"I endorse this lawyer's work. Ms. Graham has proven herself to be an excellent attorney with very high ethical standards. I highly recommend Ms. Graham."