Entertainment Law

Led by William (Bill) Devonish, our Entertainment Law group provides transactional advice to writers, actors, musicians and producers in the film, television, publishing, music and new media industries.

Advice to clients includes negotiating and drafting:

  • Option and Purchase Agreements
  • Shopping Agreements
  • Life Story Rights Agreements
  • Writing Services and Collaboration Agreements
  • Talent/Performer Agreements
  • Agency/Management Agreements
  • Music Publishing Agreements 
  • Trade Book Publishing Agreements


Producers are also advised on:

  • Tax Credit Financing
  • Broadcast and Format Licensing
  • Errors and Omissions Insurance opinions 
  • Clearances for content and titles 
  • Incorporation of sole purpose production corporations
  • Negotiation and drafting of Cast/Crew and Performer Agreements

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