Entertainment & Media

Entertainment & Media Lawyers

Our entertainment & media lawyers are steeped globally in the entertainment industry, several of whom possess executive-level operational experience in the industry and all of whom with deep expertise. We represent clients in transactions that range the gamut of the media sphere, involving the development, financing, production, and distribution of home video, motion picture, television, music, and interactive entertainment projects.

We have represented many hundreds of international entertainers, live performers, musicians, production companies, movie and television actors, directors, film crews, athletes, models and has assisted them in obtaining entertainers Visas to the United States and has represented them at many Consulates abroad.

In addition to providing entertainment lawyer to serve as counsel on purely entertainment issues, our team works closely with the firm’s litigation, capital markets, corporate, real estate, and tax groups to provide practical, interdisciplinary advice on our clients’ complex legal issues and disputes. We have a global interdisciplinary network of savvy and experienced lawyers who are at the forefront of their respective markets and who work closely with you to develop innovative solutions for all your financing, corporate, capital, and distribution and cross border transaction needs.

We understand that these days our clients are looking for multidisciplinary, business-oriented and innovative entertainment legal solutions in meeting the challenges of a fast-paced and changing industry.  By leveraging our international presence, industry relationships, and business experience, we are the go-to entertainment lawyers for developing practical and cost-effective strategies to help our clients thrive in today’s entertainment and technology-driven media marketplace.

Our practice and interdisciplinary team cover the entire spectrum of entertainment and technology law and consultancy, including:

  • Production, finance, and distribution
  • Licensing, endorsements, and sponsorship opportunities
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Employment and talent agreements
  • Intellectual property protection
  • Privacy and data security
  • Real estate
  • Entertainment transaction and IP Litigation

Practice Head

Jesse Weiner
(212) 837-2600 x1001
jweiner@yklaw.us

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