Entertainment Lawyer Resume Samples

An Entertainment Lawyer is a professional who specializes in providing legal advice and services to the entertainment industry. They advise clients in the areas of copyright, contract negotiations, intellectual property, music, publishing rights, royalties, and more. Their primary duties involve negotiating and drafting contracts, providing legal advice, and protecting the interests of their clients. Other relevant duties are mentioned on the Entertainment Lawyer’s Resume as – helping clients negotiate contracts, solving disputes, and protecting their intellectual properties. These specialized attorneys work to protect the rights of clients in the entertainment industry, including musicians, actors, directors, producers, and other creative professionals.

Skills for an Entertainment Lawyer include knowledge of entertainment law, contract law, intellectual property law, and litigation. Knowledge of music and publishing rights, proficiency in researching legal precedents, negotiating contracts, and writing legal documents are also vital. In order to become an Entertainment Lawyer, one must hold a Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school. A professional license in the state of practice is mandatory.

 

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Entertainment Attorney Resume

Summary : As an Entertainment Attorney, serviced the entertainment and arts communities, provided the highest quality legal services to clients in a wide range of industries and disciplines worldwide. Firm led practices in advertised, blockchain technology, charitable organizations, corporate finance, entertainment, estate planning, intellectual property, litigation, professional responsibility, technology, and other areas.

Skills : Copyright, Trademark.

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Description :

  1. Film financed transactions from term sheet to closing for equity financiers, lenders, production companies, and producers.
  2. Drafted and negotiated financing agreements, operating agreements, subscription agreements, loan & security agreements and all ancillary loan documents.
  3. Drafted and negotiated all types of contracts in the film and television industries, including attachment agreements, option purchase agreements, assignment agreements, writer agreements, director agreements and producer agreements.
  4. Negotiated sales agency agreements, distribution agreements, completion guarantor agreements, interparty agreements, and collection account management agreements.
  5. Conducted due diligence, including chain of title review.
  6. Advised clients in connection with film financing transactions, intellectual property issues, and other aspects of the film, television, and podcast industries.
  7. Worked collaboratively and also independently depending on the assignment.
            Years of Experience
            Experience
            7-10 Years
            Experience Level
            Level
            Management
            Education
            Education
            Juris Doctor


            Media and Entertainment Lawyer Resume

            Summary : As a Media And Entertainment Lawyer, provided legal and business support to the NBA's Global Partnerships and Social Responsibility player Programs groups. Reported to the Vice President and Assistant General Counsel, Global Partnerships and Team Marketing and Business Operations.

            Skills : Contract And Intellectual Property Laws.

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            Description :

            1. Negotiated and drafted agreements with marketing partners, community partners, consultants, and vendors.
            2. Provided advice and guidance in connection with the NBA's social responsibility programing.
            3. Supported the NBA Youth Basketball Development group, with a focus on safety, compliance, and training.
            4. Negotiated and drafted commercial agreements with current and retired players for league activities and initiatives.
            5. Supported the NBA Social Justice Coalition and NBA Foundation, with a focus on partner agreements, grantee letters, and social justice initiatives.
            6. Oversaw internal process for reviewing third-party uses of NBA intellectual property in advertising, marketing, and other materials.
            7. Experienced negotiating and drafting commercial agreements.
                        Years of Experience
                        Experience
                        7-10 Years
                        Experience Level
                        Level
                        Consultant
                        Education
                        Education
                        Juris Doctor


                        Entertainment Law Associate Resume

                        Objective : As an Entertainment Law Associate, managed all aspects of the program operations of an assigned portfolio of international and/or domestic travel products, which includes Private Expeditions and Custom Trips and may include Group Trips. 

                        Skills : Negotiation And Drafting Skills.

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                        1. Oversaw all operational aspects of assigned itineraries, ensuring each departure meets or exceeds brand standards.
                        2. Updated and maintained associated budgets, review and reconcile invoices, create new budgets as needed, and manage costs to maximize profitability for assigned itineraries. 
                        3. Monitored room counts, release dates, attrition clauses and deposit and payment dates for each departure.
                        4. Managed and nurtured third-party supplier relationships. 
                        5. Communicated effectively and on a timely basis with global vendors via email and videoconferencing.
                        6. Negotiated and confirm annual program elements including company-favorable rates and costs as well as terms and conditions with suppliers. 
                        7. Contracted with vendors on assigned itineraries on an annual basis; liaised with Legal and Risk Management to ensure contractual compliance.
                                                      Years of Experience
                                                      Experience
                                                      0-2 Years
                                                      Experience Level
                                                      Level
                                                      Junior
                                                      Education
                                                      Education
                                                      Juris Doctor

                                                      Entertainment Lawyer Resume

                                                      Summary : As an Entertainment Lawyer, provided high-quality, in-depth legal and non-legal research using online and print resources. Supported the firm's practice area teams by providing key actionable insights that can be used to support better decisions through topic-specific research and analytic results. 

                                                      Skills : Communication And Interpersonal.

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                                                      1. Drafted, reviewed and negotiated agreements relating to endorsements, intellectual property licensing (with an emphasis on trademarks and copyrights), sponsorships, entertainment, sports, art and working with galleries (including NFTs), media marketing (e.g., influencers and talent), events, music, e-commerce, and general commercial matters. 
                                                      2. Worked also includes permission and clearance agreements, term sheets, agreements/rules for sweepstakes / contests, legal letters and settlement agreements.
                                                      3. Provided advice and counsel regarding trademarks, copyrights and other intellectual property.
                                                      4. Coordinated directly and efficiently with colleagues from Authentic business development, brand management, and marketing teams.
                                                      5. Enabled the business to timely achieve its targets, while respecting the Company's principles and applicable laws, and assisting in embedding these principles into the Company's processes and decisions.
                                                      6. Implemented and oversaw corporate policies, procedures, and programs.
                                                      7. Assisted in-house and outside counsel with ongoing general matters for the Legal Department, as required in the day-to-day functioning of the Company and the Legal Department.
                                                              Years of Experience
                                                              Experience
                                                              7-10 Years
                                                              Experience Level
                                                              Level
                                                              Consultant
                                                              Education
                                                              Education
                                                              Juris Doctor

                                                              Entertainment Lawyer Resume

                                                              Summary : As an Entertainment Lawyer, created and activated original marketing strategies to drive the success of our brands across all consumer touchpoints, platforms, and emerging media. Registered trademarks and copyrights.

                                                              Skills : Risk Assessment And Management Advice.

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                                                              Description :

                                                              1. Clearly and succinctly articulated legal advice both verbally and in writing.
                                                              2. Managed a wide variety of issues and legal matters efficiently.
                                                              3. Analyzed legal issues and render opinions and legal advice in a manner that is significant and effective to the brands.
                                                              4. Explained complex legal concepts to senior-level staff, build consensus and generate strong client satisfaction.
                                                              5. Effectively worked with staff in all areas of the company to acquire information pertinent to third-party claims.
                                                              6. Litigated defamation, privacy, copyright, trademark or other media, IP, or IT cases in South Carolina state and federal courts.
                                                              7. Worked closely with internal partners as well as colleagues, On Trip Staff, vendors, and suppliers to ensure excellent Guest satisfaction and smooth logistics
                                                                                  Years of Experience
                                                                                  Experience
                                                                                  7-10 Years
                                                                                  Experience Level
                                                                                  Level
                                                                                  Management
                                                                                  Education
                                                                                  Education
                                                                                  Juris Doctor

                                                                                  Entertainment Lawyer Resume

                                                                                  Headline : As an Entertainment Lawyer, experienced in practicing law and advised clients on copyright, trademarks, right of privacy, right of publicity, defamation, libel, and litigation/pre-litigation matters.

                                                                                  Skills : Legal Developments, Knowledge Of Digital Media.

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                                                                                  Description :

                                                                                  1. Reviewed and drafted entertainment, copyright, trademark, and information technology contracts.
                                                                                  2. Worked with existing clients and developed new businesses in the media, entertainment, IP, and IT legal fields.
                                                                                  3. Provided primary medical, dental, alcohol, drug, and mental health services to residents, including the uninsured, low-income, and medically underserved.
                                                                                  4. Provided law enforcement services in the unincorporated area of the county.
                                                                                  5. Protected the community from public health threats such as communicable diseases.
                                                                                  6. Coordinated countywide responses to domestic violence and terrorism or other emergencies.
                                                                                  7. Managed the criminal justice process after arrest (jail, prosecution, defense, probation).
                                                                                                  Years of Experience
                                                                                                  Experience
                                                                                                  5-7 Years
                                                                                                  Experience Level
                                                                                                  Level
                                                                                                  Executive
                                                                                                  Education
                                                                                                  Education
                                                                                                  Juris Doctor

                                                                                                  Entertainment Lawyer Resume

                                                                                                  Summary : As an Entertainment Lawyer, provided strategic legal advice and counsel to internal business partners with respect to various retail and healthcare initiatives. Identified business and legal risks and provide solutions that balance legal issues and business objectives.

                                                                                                  Skills : Music, Film.

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                                                                                                  Description :

                                                                                                  1. Drafted commercial and digital agreements.
                                                                                                  2. Researched novel legal issues relevant to the media industry.
                                                                                                  3. Supported litigation efforts in a variety of cases, and so much more.
                                                                                                  4. Advised production and legal clients on a wide range of issues in the broadcast and digital realms, including copyright, trademarks, defamation, privacy, and right of publicity.
                                                                                                  5. Reviewed scripts, programming, and other related materials to identify legal issues.
                                                                                                  6. Investigated and responded to related claims.
                                                                                                  7. Supported other local governments through efficient property tax collection as mandated by the State, County, and local jurisdictions.
                                                                                                            Years of Experience
                                                                                                            Experience
                                                                                                            7-10 Years
                                                                                                            Experience Level
                                                                                                            Level
                                                                                                            Management
                                                                                                            Education
                                                                                                            Education
                                                                                                            Juris Doctor

                                                                                                            Entertainment Lawyer Resume

                                                                                                            Summary : As an Entertainment Lawyer, worked in partnership with communities to dismantle white supremacy, strengthen intersectional movements, and advance the human rights of all people. SPLCs Intelligence Project department is one of the foremost teams researching and reporting on the leaders and groups within, as well as trends and drivers of far-right, white nationalist, and anti-democratic movements.

                                                                                                            Skills : Lawyer, Staff Development.

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                                                                                                            Description :

                                                                                                            1. Accurated completion, update, and communication of all appropriate documentation, including product builds, tour logistic notes, legal and financial paperwork, itinerary overviews, guest-facing documents, and training and operating procedures.
                                                                                                            2. Strived to improve itineraries by responding to Guest surveys and Guide trip reports. 
                                                                                                            3. Worked with various internal and external partners to onboard On Trip Staff.
                                                                                                            4. Coached, counseled, and developed On Trip Staff on expectations, operating guidelines, work product, company standards, and feedback.
                                                                                                            5. Oversaw and reviewed the work of On Trip Staff.
                                                                                                            6. Engaged in events including professional development seminars, panels with recruiters and former interns, and intern-exclusive events.
                                                                                                            7. Accessed to top-level executives and employees through our Speaker Series and Roundtables.
                                                                                                                            Years of Experience
                                                                                                                            Experience
                                                                                                                            7-10 Years
                                                                                                                            Experience Level
                                                                                                                            Level
                                                                                                                            Management
                                                                                                                            Education
                                                                                                                            Education
                                                                                                                            Juris Doctor

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                                                                                                                            Objective : As an Entertainment Lawyer, provided in-house legal advice and services relating to vehicle warranty (lemon law) claims and advised and collaborated with the company's consumer affairs team to provide the best possible ownership experience for Kia customers.

                                                                                                                            Skills : Customer Service, Legal Assistant.

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                                                                                                                            Description :

                                                                                                                            1. Incredible networking opportunities with industry-leading professionals and a robust intern alumni network.
                                                                                                                            2. Experienced with legal review (examples are on-air and online programming, scripts, and advertising).
                                                                                                                            3. Sponsored regional community leaders to establish a strategy to increase donor involvement in development activities and public relations events. 
                                                                                                                            4. Worked with various MALDEF staff, volunteer leadership, and vendors to execute successful and effective special event and program activities.
                                                                                                                            5. Coordinated all phases of special events and program activities including program development, donor solicitation, publicity, and marketing; invitation lists; logistics including making travel arrangements for honorees and staff; event progression, and post-event/program follow-up. 
                                                                                                                            6. Negotiated with vendors to ensure the best pricing for goods and services; and planned and executed follow-up communications and activities to develop and involve potential donors.
                                                                                                                            7. Experienced in working with database management and fundraising software tools; office management and procedures are also required. 
                                                                                                                                                            Years of Experience
                                                                                                                                                            Experience
                                                                                                                                                            2-5 Years
                                                                                                                                                            Experience Level
                                                                                                                                                            Level
                                                                                                                                                            Executive
                                                                                                                                                            Education
                                                                                                                                                            Education
                                                                                                                                                            Juris Doctor

                                                                                                                                                            Entertainment Lawyer Resume

                                                                                                                                                            Objective : As an Entertainment Lawyer, Performed risk management reviews of complex contracts. Participated in due diligence projects. Reviewed insurance policy language and performs complex non-medical claims.

                                                                                                                                                            Skills : Lawyer, MS Office.

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                                                                                                                                                            Description :

                                                                                                                                                            1. Experienced working with nonprofits 3-4 years of experience at a leading law firm and/or corporate legal department.
                                                                                                                                                            2. Worked a variable schedule that includes overtime, evenings, and weekends is required.
                                                                                                                                                            3. Traveled by automobile or airplane as required, and must have a valid driver's license, current liability insurance, and access to a reliable automobile.
                                                                                                                                                            4. Handled a multiplicity of tasks and details simultaneously.
                                                                                                                                                            5. Experienced in working with audio and video file formats and when and how to convert them and of fundraising tools including, MobileCause, and Authorize.net. 
                                                                                                                                                            6. Worked for various travel sites and have experience coordinating multi-leg travel and ground transportation for executives, honorees, and other VIPs in a cost-effective manner.
                                                                                                                                                            7. Experienced in the Internet and Microsoft Office programs.
                                                                                                                                                            Years of Experience
                                                                                                                                                            Experience
                                                                                                                                                            2-5 Years
                                                                                                                                                            Experience Level
                                                                                                                                                            Level
                                                                                                                                                            Consultant
                                                                                                                                                            Education
                                                                                                                                                            Education
                                                                                                                                                            Juris Doctor